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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Friday, 20 September 2019

1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1753  On August - 17 birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1768  On August - 17 birth of louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French general (d. 1800)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  Philippe Libon, composer was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1779  Franz de Paula Roser, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On this day in history birth of davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On this day in history birth of princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, mother of Queen Victoria (d. 1861)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On August - 17 birth of prince Alexander of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst, German priest (d. 1849)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  Johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  On August - 17 birth of joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  James Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  George William Warren, composer was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On August - 17 birth of jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist (d. 1897)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Hubert Platt Main, composer was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Thijs [Matthijs] Maris, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On this day in history birth of wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history birth of luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  Violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Gene Stratton-Porter, American author and naturalist (d. 1924) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  On August - 17 birth of mir Mahboob Ali Khan, 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  On this day in history birth of julia Marlowe, English actress (d. 1950)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Frederick Russell, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On this day in history birth of john A. Sampson, American gynecologist (d. 1946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history birth of eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On August - 17 birth of henri G Winkelman, Dutch general/supreme commander/navy 1940  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  On this day in history karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1304  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On this day in history death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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