Famous Deaths In January - 17
Friday, 22 September 2023
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 On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies
1229 On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68
1369 Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.
1468 On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)
1598 On January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)
1604 On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61
1617 On January - 17 pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68
1620 On January - 17 diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59
1625 On this day in history nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50
1654 Death of Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on January - 17.
1661 Death of Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on January - 17.
1676 On January - 17 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73
1702 On this day in history thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]
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 this day in history.
1737 Death of MatthÃ¤us Daniel PÃ¶ppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on January - 17.
1738 On this day in history jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies
1750 Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on January - 17.
1781 On January - 17 marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies
1788 Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on January - 17.
1805 On this day in history abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73
1820 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73 on January - 17.
1823 On January - 17 zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36
1826 Death of Juan CrisÃ³stomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on this day in history.
1830 On January - 17 w Waiblinger, writer, dies
1833 On January - 17 james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60
1834 Death of Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762) on this day in history.
1856 On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41
1861 On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)
1863 E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on January - 17.
1869 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 on January - 17.
1874 Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on this day in history.