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Historical Events In April - 17

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

0326  Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0617  Donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Bernhard I, King of Italy, dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0858  Benedict III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 17.  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  On this day in history zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59  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 April - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1524  NY Harbor discovered by Giovanni Verrazano on this day in history.  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  On this day in history sir Thomas More confined in London Tower  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1555  On April - 17 siena surrenders for Spanish troops  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1596  Arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1629  1st commercial fishery established on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1630  On April - 17 christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (battle of White Mt), dies  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  On this day in history francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  Frederik I, van Hessen Kassel, King of Sweden (1720-51) on April - 17.  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  Robert Blair, Scottish poet (Grave) on April - 17.  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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1278  Michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On April - 17 birth of tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  On this day in history 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 April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1598  On April - 17 birth of giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  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  Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  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 April - 17 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  On April - 17 zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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