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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

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

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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

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

1287  On January - 17 king Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca.  

1342  On January - 17 philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1524  Beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China on January - 17.  

1536  On this day in history françois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III  

1536  On this day in history francois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer on January - 17.  

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  Robert Fludd, composer on January - 17.  

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

1584  On January - 17 bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar  

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

1600  On January - 17 calderon, writer  

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

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

1605  On January - 17 first publication of Don Quixote.  

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

1617  Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68 on January - 17.  

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 January - 17 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  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  On January - 17 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  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  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 January - 17.  

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

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

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

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

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

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