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Historical Events In May - 17

Wednesday, 08 December 2021

0218  7th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0352  On May - 17 liberius begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Julius I  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0884  On May - 17 st Adrian III begins his reign as Catholic Pope  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1050  Guido van Arezzo, Italian music theorist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1395  On May - 17 constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1443  On this day in history edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1444  On May - 17 sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1451  On this day in history engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1490  Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  On this day in history alessandro di Botticelli, painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1521  On this day in history edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1525  On May - 17 battle at Zabern duke of Lutherans beats rebels  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1525  Battle at Zabern: duke of Lutherans beats rebels on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1527  On May - 17 pánfilo de Narvaéz departs to explore Florida  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1527  On May - 17 pánfilo de Narváez departs to explore Florida  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  On this day in history anne Boleyns 4 "lovers" executed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1544  On May - 17 scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1544  Scot earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1568  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1575  On May - 17 matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury (1559-75), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1576  Ferdinand van Apshoven, the Older, Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  Artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1590  On this day in history anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  On May - 17 jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1606  Forges Dimitri #1, czar of Russia (1605-06), murdered on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  The first merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey) on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history 1st merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1630  Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, first to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1630  On May - 17 italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1631  On this day in history earl Johann Tilly attacks Maagdenburg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  Emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1672  Frontenac becomes Governor of New France (Canada) on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1155  On this day in history birth of jien, Japanese poet and historian (d. 1225)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1443  On May - 17 birth of edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1444  Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus) was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1451  On this day in history birth of engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1490  Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  Martin Delrio, Flemish theologian and occultist (d. 1601) was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1568  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1050  On May - 17 guido van Arezzo, Italian music theorist, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1189  Death of Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Japanese general (b. 1159) on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1336  Death of Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (b. 1288) on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1365  On this day in history death of louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1328)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1395  On May - 17 death of constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  Death of Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  Alessandro di Botticelli, painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  Death of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478) on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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