Historical Events In February - 17
Monday, 17 February 2020
1370 Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania today in history.
1500 On February - 17 battle of Hemmingstedt.
1568 Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace today in history.
1598 On February - 17 boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia
1600 Today in history philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.
1621 Miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony on February - 17.
1634 On February - 17 william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti
1670 France & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty today in history.
1676 Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty today in history.
1691 Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on February - 17.
1714 Today in history parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree