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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Sunday, 23 November 2014

0395  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

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

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

1620  Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

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

1654  On this day in history death of paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

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

1676  On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73  

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

1705  Death of John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627) on January - 17.  

1718  Death of Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader on January - 17.  

1737  Death of Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on January - 17.  

1738  Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies on January - 17.  

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

1820  On this day in history daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73  

1823  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1833  On this day in history james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60  

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

1856  On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

1861  Death of Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) on January - 17.  

1863  E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1869  Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

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 this day in history.  

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

1504  On January - 17 birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

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

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