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Saturday, 28 November 2020

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Famous Birthdays In {--month--}

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1473  On August - 17 birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  

1578  On this day in history birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on August - 17.  

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on August - 17.  

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on August - 17.  

1753  Josef Dobrovsk√Ĺ, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on this day in history.  

1153  On August - 17 death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  

1304  On August - 17 death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  

1464  On this day in history nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  

1510  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  

1536  On this day in history death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on this day in history.  

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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