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Historical Events In April - 17

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

0326  On April - 17 alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0485  Proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14] on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0617  Donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Bernhard I, King of Italy, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0858  On April - 17 benedict III ends his reign as Catholic Pope  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0858  On this day in history benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1297  On this day in history willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1397  On April - 17 geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date (in 1387) as when the book's pilgrimage to Canterbury starts.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1427  Jan IV, duke of Brabant/Limburg/wife of Jacoba van Bayern, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1492  On April - 17 christopher Columbus signs contract with Spain to find the Indies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1492  Christopher Columbus signs contract with Spain to find Indies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  On this day in history martin Luther is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  Giovanni Verrazano discovers New York Harbor. Real estate prices immediately increase on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  NY Harbor discovered by Giovanni Verrazano on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  Giovanni Verrazano, a florentine navigator, discovers New York Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1534  Sir Thomas More confined in London Tower on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1555  Siena surrenders for Spanish troops on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  Maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League) on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  On April - 17 joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German philologist, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  On April - 17 marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  On this day in history arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1622  On April - 17 henry Vaughan, English poet (Silex Scintillans)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  1st commercial fishery established on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1630  Christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (battle of White Mt), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1644  On April - 17 abraham Jansz Storck, painter, baptized  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  On April - 17 frederik I, van Hessen Kassel, King of Sweden (1720-51)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1679  John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1683  On this day in history johann David Heinichen, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1699  On this day in history robert Blair, Scottish poet (Grave)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1704  On April - 17 1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1278  On this day in history birth of michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  On April - 17 birth of maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  On this day in history birth of maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  On April - 17 birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1598  Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671) was born on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  On this day in history death of alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0485  On this day in history proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0617  Death of Donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  On this day in history bernhard I, King of Italy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0858  On this day in history benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1080  Death of King Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041) on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1297  On this day in history willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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