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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Sunday, 07 February 2016

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

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1287  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1501  Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna on January - 17.  

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

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

1517  On January - 17 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  On this day in history françois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III  

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

1545  On this day in history antonio Pace, composer  

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

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

1574  On this day in history robert Fludd, composer  

1584  On January - 17 bohemia adopts the Gregorian calendar  

1584  Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar on January - 17.  

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

1600  On January - 17 calderon, writer  

1601  On this day in history france gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain  

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

1605  First publication of Don Quixote on January - 17.  

1612  On January - 17 thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

1617  Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1656  On January - 17 brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

1656  On January - 17 brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

1657  Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized on January - 17.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

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

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

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

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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

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

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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