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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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0440  On February - 17 mesrop Mashtots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1370  On February - 17 battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1500  Battle of Hemmingstedt on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  On this day in history holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  On February - 17 j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1598  On February - 17 boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On this day in history ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1621  Miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  On this day in history william Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67 on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1653  Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1654  Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  On February - 17 georg Bronner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  On this day in history france & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  On February - 17 johann Melchior Conradi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  On February - 17 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  On February - 17 thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On February - 17 baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  On this day in history louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1699  Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  On this day in history antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1732  On this day in history louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On this day in history horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  On this day in history birth of francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  On this day in history birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  On this day in history birth of j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  On this day in history birth of pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1653  On February - 17 birth of arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Georg Bronner, composer was born on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  Flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0440  On this day in history death of mesrop Mashtots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1339  On this day in history death of otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  Death of Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history death of friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Death of Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On February - 17 death of ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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