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Historical Events In May - 17

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0218  7th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0352  Liberius begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Julius I on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0884  St Adrian III begins his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 17.  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  Constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1490  On May - 17 albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia  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  Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1525  On this day in history battle at Zabern duke of Lutherans beats rebels  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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

1544  On this day in history scottish Earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1551  On this day in history martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist  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  Matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury (1559-75), dies at 68 on May - 17.  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  On this day in history artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian  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  Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1630  Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, first to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1630  On this day in history 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  On this day in history emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1672  On this day in history frontenac becomes Governor of New France (Canada)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1155  Jien, Japanese poet and historian (d. 1225) was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1490  On this day in history birth of albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1568  On May - 17 birth of christoph Thomas Walliser, composer  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  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  Death of Constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  Death of Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427) on May - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  On May - 17 alessandro di Botticelli, painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  Death of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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