Historical Events Happened In February - 17
Saturday, 28 November 2015
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 Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on February - 17.
1370 On this day in history battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
1371 On this day in history ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
1444 On this day in history rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist
1490 On February - 17 charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)
1500 On February - 17 battle of Hemmingstedt.
1568 On this day in history holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace
1583 On February - 17 j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist
1598 Boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia on February - 17.
1600 On this day in history philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.
1600 Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on February - 17.
1612 Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on February - 17.
1621 On February - 17 miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony
1634 On February - 17 william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti
1652 On this day in history gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67
1653 Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) on this day in history.
1654 Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1667 Georg Bronner, composer on this day in history.
1670 On February - 17 france & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
1673 On this day in history moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies
1675 On this day in history johann Melchior Conradi, composer
1676 Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty on February - 17.
1688 On this day in history rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian
1691 Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on February - 17.
1696 Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer
1699 Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) on February - 17.
1714 On February - 17 parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree
1715 On this day in history antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68
1723 Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination on this day in history.
1732 On this day in history louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63
1740 On February - 17 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist