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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Thursday, 30 June 2016

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 this day in history.  

1287  King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 January - 17.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar  

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

1600  On this day in history calderon, writer  

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

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

1605  On January - 17 first publication of Don Quixote.  

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

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

1620  On January - 17 diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59  

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

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

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 January - 17.  

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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 this day in history birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

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

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

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

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  On this day in history 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  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

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

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

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

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

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

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