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Famous Deaths In October - 17

Thursday, 24 September 2020

0532  On October - 17 boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1174  Death of Queen Petronila of Aragon (b. 1135) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1312  Jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  On this day in history andreas Osiander, Protestant Reformation theologist, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32 on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  Death of John Pitts, Catholic scholar and writer. (b. 1560) on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On this day in history death of gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  Death of Adrian Scrope, English regicide (b. 1601) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  On this day in history death of thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, English statesman (b. 1630)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  Walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1757  Death of René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist (b. 1683) on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  On October - 17 arnold Hoogvliet, poet (Abraham the patriarch), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  Death of Pierre François le Courayer, French theologian (b. 1681) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  Death of William Cookworthy, English chemist (b. 1705) on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On October - 17 death of johann Ludwig Aberli, Swiss artist (b. 1723)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  Jean Jacques Dessalines, Emperor of Haiti, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  Peter Winter, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On October - 17 death of orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (b. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1837  Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On October - 17 frederic F Chopin, Polish/French pianist/composer, dies at 39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  Death of Laura Secord, Canadian heroine of the war of 1812 (b. 1775) on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On this day in history gustav R Kirchhoff, German physicist (spectroscopy), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On this day in history death of nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1828)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer, dies at 77 on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Isidor Dannstrom, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  Nikolai Amani, composer, dies at 32 on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  Nicola Spinelli, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Julia Ward Howe, composer (Battle Hymn of Republic), dies at 91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On October - 17 gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb S African batsman 1905-12), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On this day in history katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  Death of Alfons Maria Jakob, German neurologist (b. 1884) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On October - 17 death of santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish histologist and neuroscientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1852)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer (Plaskett's twins), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1253  Ivo of Kermartin, ]]) was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1563  Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On October - 17 birth of johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  On this day in history birth of francis Turretin, Swiss theologian (d. 1687)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On October - 17 birth of simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  On this day in history birth of domenico Zipoli, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  August III, king of Poland/monarch Frederik August II of Saksen was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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