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Historical Events In January - 17

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1659  Antonio Veracini, composer on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  On January - 17 andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1683  Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  On January - 17 thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1706  The birth of Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and scientist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1706  Benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  On January - 17 john Stanley, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  On this day in history avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1718  On January - 17 captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1719  Jean-Joseph Vade, composer on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1732  On January - 17 stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1733  Thomas Linley, composer on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1734  Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les PĂȘcheurs, Mirza) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1738  On January - 17 jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  Nicolas Roze, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  On January - 17 battle of Falkirk, Scotland-Edward I defeats & massacres Scots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  On January - 17 the Jacobite Army, led by Lord George Murray, defeated Government forces under General Hawley. The last Jocobite victory.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  On this day in history battle of Falkirk Muir, the Jacobites under Charles Stuart defeat Hanoverian forces.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1750  Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1757  German Diet declares war on Prussia on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On this day in history paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1761  James Hall, Scotland, geologist on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1769  On January - 17 ole Andreas Lindeman, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1771  On this day in history charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  Captain Cooks ship becomes the first to cross the Antartic Ocean on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On January - 17 captain James Cook becomes first to cross Antarctic Circle (66ș 33' S)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On this day in history resolution, under Captain James Cook, becomes the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On this day in history capt James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33' S)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On this day in history 9 old women burnt as witches for causing bad harvests, Kalisk, Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On January - 17 9 old women burnt as witches for causing bad harvests, Kalisk, Pol  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1779  On January - 17 captain Cook's last notation in ship's log Discovery  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1463  On this day in history birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  On this day in history birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1504  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  On January - 17 birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0395  On this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1229  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  On January - 17 death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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