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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

0395  On this day in history 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  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1287  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1463  On this day in history 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 this day in history leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) on this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China.  

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 this day in history edict of St Germain recognizes the Huguenots in France  

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

1574  Robert Fludd, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  Calderon, writer on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history france gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1656  On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

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

1657  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61