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Historical Events In February - 17

Monday, 17 February 2020

1370  Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1500  On February - 17 battle of Hemmingstedt.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  On February - 17 boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Today in history philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1621  Miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  On February - 17 william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  France & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  Today in history parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

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1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  On February - 17 birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  On this day in history birth of francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  Today in history birth of pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1653  Today in history birth of arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Georg Bronner, composer was born on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  Today in history flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0440  Today in history death of mesrop Mashtots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0956  Today in history hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1339  Today in history death of otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  On February - 17 death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  On February - 17 death of giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On February - 17 death of ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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