On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1617

Historical Events

Historic Event

English court favorite George Villiers is made Earl of Buckingham by King James I

Famous Birthdays

  • Christoffer Gabel, Danish statesman, born in Gl├╝ckstadt, Denmark (d. 1673)
1617 Highlights

About January 6, 1617

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 405 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn