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Historical Events In February - 17

Saturday, 25 January 2020

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 this day in history mesrop Mashtots  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0956  On this day in history hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1370  On this day in history battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1371  On this day in history ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1490  On February - 17 charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1500  On this day in history battle of Hemmingstedt.  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  Boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  On this day in history philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1612  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on this day in history.  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 February - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1654  Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1670  France & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty on this day in history.  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  Johann Melchior Conradi, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On this day in history kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty  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 this day in history thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1697  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer on February - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1732  On February - 17 louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On February - 17 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  On this day in history birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563) was born on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  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  Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  On this day in history birth of georg Bronner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

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0364  On February - 17 flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32  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 February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on February - 17.  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  Death of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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