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Historical Events In February - 17

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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

0440  Mesrop Mashtots on this day in history.  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  Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1500  On this day in history battle of Hemmingstedt.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1600  On February - 17 philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.  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 February - 17 ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1621  On February - 17 miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  William Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti on February - 17.  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 February - 17 arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1654  On February - 17 michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Georg Bronner, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  On February - 17 france & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  Moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  Johann Melchior Conradi, composer on February - 17.  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  Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on February - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1699  Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) on February - 17.  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 February - 17 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  Louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63 on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1444  On February - 17 birth of rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist  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  Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563) was born on February - 17.  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  Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  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  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 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 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  Death of Otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on February - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  On this day in history death of giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake  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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