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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Saturday, 30 July 2016

0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

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

1287  On this day in history king Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca.  

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy on January - 17.  

1377  Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon on this day in history.  

1463  On January - 17 frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1501  On this day in history cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna  

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) on this day in history.  

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1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) on this day in history.  

1517  On January - 17 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1524  On January - 17 beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China.  

1536  François Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III on January - 17.  

1536  Francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III on this day in history.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history edict of St Germain recognizes the Huguenots in France  

1562  On January - 17 edict of St Germain recognizes Huguenots in France  

1574  Robert Fludd, composer on this day in history.  

1584  On January - 17 bohemia adopts the Gregorian calendar  

1584  Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1595  On January - 17 french king Henri IV declares war on Spain  

1600  Calderon, writer on this day in history.  

1601  France gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain on this day in history.  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history first publication of Don Quixote.  

1612  On this day in history thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

1617  Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68 on January - 17.  

1620  Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

1625  On January - 17 nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

1654  Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on January - 17.  

1656  Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on this day in history.  

1656  Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on this day in history.  

1657  On this day in history pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

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

1484  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on this day in history.  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on January - 17.  

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on January - 17.  

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on January - 17.  

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

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

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

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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