On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1562

Historical Events

Historic Event

French regent Catherine de' Medici issues the Edict of St Germain recognizing Huguenots in France

1562 Highlights

About January 17, 1562

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 460 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn