Historical Events In February - 17
Friday, 14 December 2018
0364 On February - 17 flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32
0440 Mesrop Mashtots on February - 17.
0956 On February - 17 hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55
1370 Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania on February - 17.
1371 On February - 17 ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
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 this day in history.
1568 Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace on February - 17.
1583 On February - 17 j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist
1598 Boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia on this day in history.
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 On February - 17 miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony
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 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 February - 17 johann Melchior Conradi, composer
1676 On February - 17 kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty
1688 On this day in history rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian
1691 On this day in history 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 On February - 17 hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)
1714 Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree on February - 17.
1715 Antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68 on February - 17.
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 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist on February - 17.