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Historical Events In May - 17

Sunday, 21 April 2019

0218  On May - 17 7th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0352  On this day in history liberius begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Julius I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0884  St Adrian III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1050  On this day in history guido van Arezzo, Italian music theorist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1444  On this day in history sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1451  On May - 17 engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  On this day in history albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Alessandro di Botticelli, painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1521  On May - 17 edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1525  Battle at Zabern duke of Lutherans beats rebels on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1527  On this day in history pánfilo de Narvaéz departs to explore Florida  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On this day in history pánfilo de Narváez departs to explore Florida  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On May - 17 anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On May - 17 anne Boleyns 4 "lovers" executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1551  Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  On May - 17 christoph Thomas Walliser, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  On this day in history matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury (1559-75), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1576  Ferdinand van Apshoven, the Older, Flemish painter, baptized on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  On May - 17 artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  On May - 17 anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1620  On May - 17 the first merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  1st merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey) on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  On this day in history italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, first to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On this day in history earl Johann Tilly attacks Maagdenburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On May - 17 emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1443  Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  On this day in history birth of sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1451  Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  On May - 17 birth of albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  Martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  On this day in history birth of martin Delrio, Flemish theologian and occultist (d. 1601)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Deaths In May - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1050  On this day in history guido van Arezzo, Italian music theorist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1336  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (b. 1288)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1365  Death of Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1328) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1395  Death of Constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  On this day in history death of thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Alessandro di Botticelli, painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65 on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On May - 17 death of edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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