Historical Events In February - 17
Sunday, 08 December 2019
0364 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
1371 On this day in history ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
1444 Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist on February - 17.
1490 Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) on February - 17.
1500 On this day in history battle of Hemmingstedt.
1568 Holy Roman Emperor agrees to pay tribute to the Sultan for peace on this day in history.
1583 J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist on February - 17.
1598 Boris Godunov chosen tsar of Russia on this day in history.
1600 On February - 17 philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.
1600 On this day in history giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake
1612 Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1621 On February - 17 miles Standish appointed 1st commander of Plymouth colony
1634 William Prynne tried in Star Chamber for publishing "Histrio-masti on February - 17.
1652 On February - 17 gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67
1653 On February - 17 arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)
1654 Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1667 Georg Bronner, composer on February - 17.
1670 France & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty on February - 17.
1673 On February - 17 moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies
1675 On this day in history johann Melchior Conradi, composer
1676 On February - 17 kings Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty
1688 Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on February - 17.
1691 Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on February - 17.
1696 Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer on February - 17.
1697 On February - 17 louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer
1699 Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) on February - 17.
1714 Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree on this day in history.
1715 Antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1723 On February - 17 tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination
1732 Louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1740 On this day in history horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist