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Historical Events In April - 17

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

0326  Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on April - 17.  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  On April - 17 donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg  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  Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies on this day in history.  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  Willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1397  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 on this day in history.  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  Christopher Columbus signs contract with Spain to find the Indies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1492  On this day in history christopher Columbus signs contract with Spain to find Indies  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  Giovanni Verrazano discovers New York Harbor. Real estate prices immediately increase on this day in history.  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  On this day in history siena surrenders for Spanish troops  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)  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  Arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais on this day in history.  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 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  Abraham Jansz Storck, painter, baptized on April - 17.  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  On this day in history 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  Johann David Heinichen, composer on April - 17.  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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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  Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  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 April - 17 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 April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  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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