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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 19 September 2014

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  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 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 this day in history.  

1377  On January - 17 pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) on January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1545  Antonio Pace, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 17.  

1584  On this day in history bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar  

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

1600  On January - 17 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  First publication of Don Quixote on January - 17.  

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

1617  On January - 17 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 January - 17 paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

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

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

1657  Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.  

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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  On January - 17 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  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 January - 17.  

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

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.  

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  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 January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

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

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