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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 31 July 2015

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

1103  On this day in history 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.  

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

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  On January - 17 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 this day in history leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  On January - 17 pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

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

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  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  On January - 17 robert Fludd, composer  

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

1584  On January - 17 bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar  

1595  French king Henri IV declares war on Spain on January - 17.  

1600  Calderon, writer on January - 17.  

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 this day in history first publication of Don Quixote.  

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

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

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

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  On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

1657  On January - 17 pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized  

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

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 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 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 this day in history.  

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

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