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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Thursday, 02 October 2014

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

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

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

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 January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III  

1545  On January - 17 antonio Pace, composer  

1562  Edict of St Germain recognizes the Huguenots in France on this day in history.  

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

1574  On January - 17 robert Fludd, composer  

1584  Bohemia adopts the Gregorian calendar on January - 17.  

1584  On this day in history bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar  

1595  On this day in history 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  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1605  First publication of Don Quixote on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1654  On January - 17 paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

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

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

1657  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

1501  On this day in history 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 January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

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

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

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  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

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