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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Wednesday, 04 March 2015

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

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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

1468  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

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  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 January - 17 death of paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

1661  Death of Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on this day in history.  

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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

1750  On January - 17 tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78  

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 January - 17.  

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  Death of Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on January - 17.  

1830  On January - 17 w Waiblinger, writer, dies  

1833  On this day in history 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 January - 17 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

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

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

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

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

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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 this day in history.  

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  

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

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

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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