Historical Events Happened In February - 17
Monday, 30 May 2016
0364 On February - 17 flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32
0440 On this day in history mesrop Mashtots
0956 On February - 17 hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55
1370 On this day in history battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
1371 On February - 17 ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
1444 Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist on this day in history.
1490 Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) on February - 17.
1500 Battle of Hemmingstedt on February - 17.
1568 On February - 17 holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace
1583 On this day in history j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist
1598 On February - 17 boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia
1600 On this day in history philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.
1600 On this day in history giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake
1612 On this day in history ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57
1621 Miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony on February - 17.
1634 On this day in history william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti
1652 Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)
1654 Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on February - 17.
1667 Georg Bronner, composer on February - 17.
1670 On February - 17 france & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
1673 Moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history johann Melchior Conradi, composer
1676 Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty on this day in history.
1688 On February - 17 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian
1691 Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on this day in history.
1696 Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer on February - 17.
1697 On February - 17 louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer
1699 On this day in history hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)
1714 Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree on this day in history.
1715 On February - 17 antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68
1723 On February - 17 tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination
1732 On this day in history louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63
1740 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist on this day in history.