Historical Events For 1717
Friday, 23 June 2017
Jan 04 In the year 1717 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
Jan 04 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance
Jan 05 In the year 1717 prussian King Frederik Willem I buys conscript for nobles
Jan 14 On this day in history german mob leader "Sjako" sentenced to death in Amsterdam
Jan 28 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) on this day in history.
Jan 29 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France
Feb 01 On this day in history henri d'Aguesseau's first appointment as chancellor of France
Feb 10 Pierre de La Garde, composer in the year 1717.
Feb 19 David Garrick, actor/producer/writer (Aboan-Oroonoko) in the year 1717.
Feb 24 In the year 1717 bernhard Hupfeld, composer
Feb 26 On this day in history john Randall, composer
Mar 02 The Loves of Mars and Venus becomes the first ballet performed in England in the year 1717.
Mar 03 In the year 1717 pierre Allix, French/British theologist/vicar, dies at about 75
Mar 19 On this day in history john Campbell, 1st Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, Scottish royalist
Mar 26 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1717 a sermon on "The Nature of the Kingdom of Christ" by Benjamin Hoadly, the Bishop of Bangor, provoked the Bangorian Controversy.
Mar 31 On this day in history florian Wrastill, composer
Apr 09 Georg Matthias Monn, composer on this day in history.
Apr 30 In the year 1717 guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
May 13 In the year 1717 maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
Jun 09 On this day in history jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Mothe-Guyon, French mystic, dies at 69
Jun 19 On this day in history johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer
Jun 24 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London in the year 1717.
Jul 21 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on this day in history.
Jul 28 Prussian king Frederik Willem I gives compulsory education to 5-12 yrs in the year 1717.
Aug 10 On this day in history nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies
Aug 13 Christoph Nichelsmann, German composer on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1717 prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade
Aug 17 In the year 1717 france, Russia & Prussia sign agreement
Aug 22 Spanish troops lands on Sardinia in the year 1717.
Sep 24 Horace Walpole, England, British horror writer (Castle of Otranto) on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1717 johann Jacob Walther, composer, dies
Nov 16 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French philosopher/mathematician on this day in history.