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Famous Deaths In May - 17

Friday, 07 August 2020

1884  On May - 17 louis Brassin, composer, dies at 43  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On May - 17 death of john Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer (b. 1804)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Death of Giacomo Zanella, Italian poet (b. 1820) on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On this day in history william Roxby Beverly, artist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Gyorgy Klapka, Hungarian general/parliament leader, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On May - 17 gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history death of charles Anthoni Johnson Brooke, ruler of Sarawak (b. 1829)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On this day in history bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests S Afr 1901-11), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1926  On this day in history lucien Herr, French leader (Correspondance entre Schiller), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On May - 17 death of harold Geiger, U.S. Army aviation pioneer (b. 1884)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On this day in history herbert David Croly, US founder (New Republic), dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On this day in history johan [Eliza J] de Master, art critic/writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Death of Paul Dukas, French composer (b. 1865) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On this day in history death of panagis Tsaldaris, twice Greek prime minister (b. 1868)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On May - 17 death of jakob Ehrlich, Austrian politician and zionist (b. 1877)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history montagu Love, actor (Wind), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Jan van Geenen, resistance fighter, dies on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Death of George William Forbes, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1869) on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history karl Heinrich David, composer, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Eric De Lamarter, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On May - 17 alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer, dies at 54 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On May - 17 death of john Wilce, physician and former head football coach at the Ohio State University (b. 1888)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Otto V Kuusinen, pres of Karelo-Finnish soviet rep (1940-56), dies 82 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On May - 17 john Wesley Work, composer, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Nigel M Balchin, English author (My Executioner), dies at 61 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history alexander J Kropholler, Dutch architect/writer, dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history charles Braswell, actor (Only Game in Town), dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On May - 17 john Selwyn Brooke Selwyn Lloyd, speaker of house of commons, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1155  On May - 17 birth of jien, Japanese poet and historian (d. 1225)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1443  Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1451  Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  Martin Delrio, Flemish theologian and occultist (d. 1601) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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