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Historical Events For February - 17

Thursday, 19 January 2017

0364  On February - 17 flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32  Click To Search About This In Google

0440  On this day in history mesrop Mashtots  Click To Search About This In Google

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1370  Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1371  Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1490  Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1500  Battle of Hemmingstedt on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1568  Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1583  J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1598  On this day in history boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  On February - 17 philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1621  On this day in history miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony  Click To Search About This In Google

1634  On February - 17 william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti  Click To Search About This In Google

1652  On February - 17 gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  On February - 17 arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  Click To Search About This In Google

1654  Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  Georg Bronner, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1670  On February - 17 france & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty  Click To Search About This In Google

1673  Moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1675  On this day in history johann Melchior Conradi, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1676  On this day in history kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty  Click To Search About This In Google

1688  Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1691  On February - 17 thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service  Click To Search About This In Google

1696  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1697  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1699  Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1714  Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  Antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1723  Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1732  On this day in history louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

1740  On February - 17 horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1444  On February - 17 birth of rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist  Click To Search About This In Google

1490  On this day in history birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  Click To Search About This In Google

1519  Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563) was born on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1581  On February - 17 birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  Click To Search About This In Google

1583  On February - 17 birth of j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist  Click To Search About This In Google

1646  Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) was born on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  Georg Bronner, composer was born on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  Flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0440  On this day in history death of mesrop Mashtots  Click To Search About This In Google

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1339  Death of Otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301) on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1371  On this day in history death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  Click To Search About This In Google

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  Death of Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1609  Death of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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