Historical Events In February - 17
Saturday, 28 January 2023
0364 On February - 17 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 Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania on this day in history.
1371 On February - 17 ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
1444 On February - 17 rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist
1490 Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) on February - 17.
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 this day in history boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia
1600 On this day in history philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.
1600 On February - 17 giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake
1612 On this day in history ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57
1621 On February - 17 miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony
1634 On February - 17 william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti
1652 On February - 17 gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67
1653 Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) on February - 17.
1654 On February - 17 michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62
1667 Georg Bronner, composer on February - 17.
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 this day in history johann Melchior Conradi, composer
1676 Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty on this day in history.
1688 Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on February - 17.
1691 On February - 17 thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service
1696 On February - 17 baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer
1697 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer on this day in history.
1699 On this day in history hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)
1714 On February - 17 parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree
1715 Antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68 on this day in history.
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