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 This day in History - January 17
414 Historic Events for January 17
395

Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49

Death
1103

Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies

Death
1119

Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies

Death
1229

Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68

Death
1342

Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy

Birth
1463

Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther

Birth
1501

Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna

Event
1501

Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)

Birth
1504

Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)

Birth
1517

Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)

Birth
1536

Fran‡ois Rabelais absolved of apostasy by Pope Paul III

Event
1545

Antonio Pace, composer

Birth
1562

Edict of St Germain recognizes Huguenots in France

Event
1574

Robert Fludd, composer

Birth
1584

Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar

Event
1595

French king Henri IV declares war on Spain

Event
1600

Pedro Cald‚ron de la Barca, Spanish poet/dramatist

Birth
1600

Calderon, writer

Birth
1601

France gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey and Gex in treaty with Spain

Event
1604

Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61

Death
1612

Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general

Birth
1617

Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68

Death
1620

Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59

Death
1625

Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50

Death
1654

Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried

Death