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Historical Events In January - 17

Saturday, 28 March 2020

1659  On January - 17 antonio Veracini, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1676  On January - 17 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1683  On January - 17 gerard van Loon, Dutch historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1706  On January - 17 the birth of Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and scientist  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  John Stanley, composer on January - 17.  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  On this day in history avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1719  On January - 17 jean-Joseph Vade, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1732  On this day in history 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  On January - 17 nicolas Roze, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  Battle of Falkirk, Scotland-Edward I defeats & massacres Scots on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

1761  On January - 17 james Hall, Scotland, geologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1769  Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer on January - 17.  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  On January - 17 captain Cooks ship becomes the first to cross the Antartic Ocean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  Captain James Cook becomes first to cross Antarctic Circle (66ș 33' S) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1779  Captain Cook's last notation in ship's log Discovery on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1463  On January - 17 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  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  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  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

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0395  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  On this day in history death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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