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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Monday, 24 April 2017

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

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

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

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

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

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

1598  On January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

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

1617  Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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1625  On this day in history nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

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

1661  Death of Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

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

1718  On this day in history death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

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

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

1750  Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1781  Marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies on January - 17.  

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1805  Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

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

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on January - 17.  

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

1830  On January - 17 w Waiblinger, writer, dies  

1833  On January - 17 james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60  

1834  On January - 17 death of giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)  

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

1861  On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

1869  On January - 17 alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

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 January - 17.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on this day in history.  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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