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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Sunday, 05 July 2015

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 January - 17.  

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on January - 17.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1738  Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on January - 17.  

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

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

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

1826  Death of Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on January - 17.  

1830  On this day in history w Waiblinger, writer, dies  

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 January - 17.  

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  E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1869  On this day in history alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

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  On this day in history birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

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  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.