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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 19 December 2014

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  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

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

1287  King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca on January - 17.  

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

1377  Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon on January - 17.  

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

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

1517  On this day in history 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  On January - 17 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 January - 17 edict of St Germain recognizes the Huguenots in France  

1562  On this day in history 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  French king Henri IV declares war on Spain on January - 17.  

1600  Calderon, writer on this day in history.  

1601  On January - 17 france gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on January - 17.  

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  On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

1620  Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59 on January - 17.  

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on January - 17.  

1654  On this day in history paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

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

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

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

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  

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

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

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

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

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

1119  On this day in history boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

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  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  

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

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