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Historical Events In January - 17

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

1781  Marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1799  Maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, was executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1800  On January - 17 minor earthquake recorded in Sydney, Australia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1805  On January - 17 abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On this day in history james Madison Randolph, grandson of U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, becomes the first child born in the White House.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On this day in history the first baby was born in the White House, the grandson of President Thomas Jefferson.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  James Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1818  Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  The birth of Anne Bronte, Youngest of the 'Bronte' sisters on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On this day in history daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  On this day in history méxico permits Moses Austin & 300 US families to settle in Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  On January - 17 mexico permits Moses Austin & 300 US families to settle in Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1827  On this day in history duke of Wellington appointed British supreme commander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On January - 17 lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1918  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history w Waiblinger, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Johannes van den Bosch appointed Governor-General of Dutch-Indies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  On January - 17 johannes van den Bosch appointed gov-gen of Dutch-Indies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  On January - 17 james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  On January - 17 wilhelmina J R Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress/daughter of Mimi Bia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  Antanas Baranauskas, Lithuanian bishop/poet/dialectologist on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  On this day in history lucas Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/evangelist (Vredebond)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On January - 17 alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, St Petersburg Russia, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  British recognize independence of Transvaal (in South Africa) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  Alva Vanderbilt Beaumont, women's rights advocate & activist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On January - 17 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On this day in history tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  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 January - 17 birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  On this day in history birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1560  On this day in history birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  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 January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  On January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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