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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Saturday, 13 February 2016

0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  On this day in history boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1617  Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68 on January - 17.  

1620  Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59 on January - 17.  

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1654  Death of Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on January - 17.  

1661  On this day in history death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

1676  On January - 17 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73  

1702  Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on January - 17.  

1705  Death of John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627) on this day in history.  

1718  Death of Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader on this day in history.  

1737  On this day in history death of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)  

1738  On this day in history jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

1750  Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on January - 17.  

1781  On January - 17 marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

1788  On this day in history alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37  

1805  Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1820  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1826  Death of Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on this day in history.  

1830  W Waiblinger, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1833  James Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1834  Death of Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762) on this day in history.  

1856  On January - 17 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

1861  On January - 17 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

1863  On January - 17 e J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73  

1869  Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 on January - 17.  

1874  On January - 17 chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

1484  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  On January - 17 birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on January - 17.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

1560  On this day in history birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  

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