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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Monday, 06 July 2020

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  On August - 17 birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1720  On August - 17 birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1768  On this day in history birth of louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French general (d. 1800)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On this day in history birth of philippe Libon, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1779  On August - 17 birth of franz de Paula Roser, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On August - 17 birth of davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, mother of Queen Victoria (d. 1861) was born on August - 17.  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  On this day in history birth of johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  Joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71) was born on this day in history.  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  On August - 17 birth of george William Warren, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1834  On this day in history birth of peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Hubert Platt Main, composer was born on this day in history.  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  Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On this day in history birth of menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On August - 17 birth of henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  Violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On August - 17 birth of gene Stratton-Porter, American author and naturalist (d. 1924)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911) was born on this day in history.  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  John A. Sampson, American gynecologist (d. 1946) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  Eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  Henri G Winkelman, Dutch general/supreme commander/navy 1940 was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

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0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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