1584 – Central European country Bohemia adopted the Gregorian calendar.
1595 – French King Henry IV announces war against Spain.
1601 – Mughal emperor Akbar entered the sanctuary of Ashergarh.
1601 – France settled with Spain, under which France received Bruce, Bugus Volumemy and Geeks area.
1757 – Germany declares war against Prussia
1806 – James Madison, grandson of then-American President Thomas Jefferson, became the first child born in the Randolph White House
1841 – British mountaineer George Everest unearthed the world’s highest peak. This peak name was followed by Everest.
1852 – Britain recognized the independence of Transvaal of South Africa.
1863 – Civil war in US state of Virginia
1895 – French President Casimir Perrier resigns.
1913 – Raymond Pooincare elected President of France.
1915 – Russia occupy Bukovina and western Ukraine.
1917 – America purchased Virgin Islands from Denmark for 2.5 million dollars.
1928 – For the first time, a fully automatic photo-making machine was patented.
1941 – Subhash Chandra Bose, quietly leaving the British patrol, left for Germany.
1945 – In the days of the end of World War II, the Soviet army arrived in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.
1946 – The first meeting of the United Nations Security Council was held in the world’s most powerful organization.
1948 – The Netherlands and Indonesia agreed on the ceasefire.
1961 – Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Congo Patriot Lumumba murdered by the new military rulers of the country.
1976 – European Space Agency launches Harmon Rocket.
1979 – Soviet Union conducted nuclear tests.
1980 – NASA launches FlatStecom-3.
1985 – Indian cricketer Azharuddin makes second Test century against England
1987 – The launch of the Tata Football Academy
1989 – Colonel J.K. Bajaj becomes the first Indian to reach the North Pole.
1991 – Alliance forces under the leadership of the United States invaded Iraqi positions in Kuwait and Iraq and the overthrow of Iraq on Kuwait ended.
1991 – The United States, Britain, and the French army started attacking Iraq only after the Gulf War began.
1995 – 7.2 earthquake that hit Japan’s Kobe city killed 5,372 people.
2002 – US Secretary of State Colin Powell arrives in India, endorses India’s stand on the issue of terrorism.
2007 – Australian cricketer Michael Bevan resigned from international cricket.
2008 – The Central Government has approved a plan of Rs. 1800 crore for providing jobs to the disabled.
2008 – Madagascar receives new species of palm tree of the Indian Ocean.
2009 – Randhir Singh, general secretary of the Indian Olympic Association, resigned from his post.
2010 – In the event of a non-violent attack by the Supreme Court of India, giving a pro-active definition of the right to self-defense, it is said that people who follow the law do not need to be cowardly. His two-member bench, while deciding the 10-point directive for self-defense, said that in these circumstances, no person will be made a criminal, even if he has done a life-threatening injury to the attacker.
2013 – 33 dead in serial bomb blasts in Iraq
The person born on January 17
1860 – Russian author Antwan Chekhof was born.
1863 – The great Russian colonist ‘Konstantin Stanislavsky’, who was given a new look to the modern theater from its realistic style, was born.
1888 – Babu Gulabarai – Famous Litterateur, Professor and Satirist of India.
1905 – D.R. Kaparekar – Indian mathematician.
1908 – L. V. Prasad – successful filmmaker, producer-director and actor of Indian cinema.
1917 – Birth of MG Ramachandran politician and actor.
1918 – Kamal Amrohi, Famous Film Producer-Director
1920 – Turkey’s revolutionary poet ‘Nazim Hikmat’ was born.
1923 – Birth of Range Raghava Hindi Literature.
1930 – Arvind Kumar, Madhuri and first editor of best magazines
1941 – Mahavir Saran Jain, famous writer
1945 – born of scriptwriter and Hindi film lyricist Javed Akhtar
Death on January 17
1930 – Gauhar Jan – was an Indian singer and dancer.
1951 – Jyoti Prasad Agrawal – Famous Litterateur of Assam, freedom fighter and film producer
2014 – SuChitra Sen, famous film actress.
2010- Jyoti Basu, the famous Marxist politician of India died.