Historical Events In February - 17
Monday, 24 June 2019
0364 On this day in history flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32
0440 On February - 17 mesrop Mashtots
0956 Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on February - 17.
1370 On February - 17 battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
1371 Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria on February - 17.
1444 Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist on February - 17.
1490 Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) on this day in history.
1500 Battle of Hemmingstedt on February - 17.
1568 On this day in history holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace
1583 On February - 17 j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist
1598 On February - 17 boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia
1600 Philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy on February - 17.
1600 Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on February - 17.
1612 On this day in history ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57
1621 Miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti
1652 Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67 on February - 17.
1653 Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) on this day in history.
1654 Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on February - 17.
1667 On February - 17 georg Bronner, composer
1670 On this day in history france & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
1673 Moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies on this day in history.
1675 On February - 17 johann Melchior Conradi, composer
1676 Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty on this day in history.
1688 On February - 17 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian
1691 On February - 17 thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service
1696 On February - 17 baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer
1697 On this day in history louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer
1699 Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) on this day in history.
1714 Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree on February - 17.
1715 On this day in history antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68
1723 Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination on this day in history.
1732 On this day in history louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63
1740 On this day in history horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist