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Historical Events In May - 17

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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

0352  On May - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1536  Anne Boleyns 4 "lovers" executed on this day in history.  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  On this day in history scot earl Matthew van Lennox signs secret treaty with Henry VIII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1576  On this day in history ferdinand van Apshoven, the Older, Flemish painter, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  Artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  Anne of Denmark is crowned Queen of Scotland on May - 17.  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  On May - 17 forges Dimitri #1, czar of Russia (1605-06), murdered  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  Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, first to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1631  On May - 17 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  On May - 17 frontenac becomes Governor of New France (Canada)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1155  Jien, Japanese poet and historian (d. 1225) was born on this day in history.  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 May - 17 birth of sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (Birth of Venus)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1490  Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  On this day in history birth of martinus A del Rio, Spanish/South Neth lawyer/historian/theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1568  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer was born on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

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

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

1365  Death of Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1328) on May - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1464  On May - 17 death of thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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