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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Sunday, 19 April 2015

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

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  

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

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1617  On January - 17 pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

1620  On January - 17 diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59  

1625  On January - 17 nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

1654  Death of Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.  

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

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1702  On this day in history thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  

1705  On this day in history death of john Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627)  

1718  On January - 17 death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

1737  On January - 17 death of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)  

1738  On January - 17 jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

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

1781  On this day in history marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

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

1805  On January - 17 abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73  

1820  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1823  On this day in history zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36  

1826  On this day in history death of juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)  

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

1833  James Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60 on January - 17.  

1834  On this day in history death of giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)  

1856  Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1861  Death of Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history e J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73  

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

1874  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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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  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  

1501  On this day in history birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on January - 17.  

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

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

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.