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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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 January - 17.  

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.  

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

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy on this day in history.  

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

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther on this day in history.  

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

1501  On January - 17 leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

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

1517  On this day in history antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1524  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

1562  Edict of St Germain recognizes the Huguenots in France on January - 17.  

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

1574  Robert Fludd, composer on this day in history.  

1584  Bohemia adopts the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1584  Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar on this day in history.  

1595  French king Henri IV declares war on Spain on this day in history.  

1600  On January - 17 calderon, writer  

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

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1605  First publication of Don Quixote on January - 17.  

1612  Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general on this day in history.  

1617  On January - 17 pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

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

1625  On this day in history nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

1654  Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.  

1656  Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on January - 17.  

1656  On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

1657  Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.  

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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  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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 this day in history.  

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

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

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

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61