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Famous Deaths In January - 17

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0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

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

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1229  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  On January - 17 death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  On this day in history death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on January - 17.  

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

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

1661  On January - 17 death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

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

1702  On January - 17 thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  

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 this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

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

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

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

1874  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on January - 17.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

1463  On this day in history birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  On this day in history birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

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

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On this day in history 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.