Historical Events In November - 17
Monday, 19 April 2021
0284 Diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers on November - 17.
0331 Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], emperor on November - 17.
0375 On November - 17 valentinianus I, co-emperor of E Roman Empire (336-75), dies at ñ54
0473 The future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I on this day in history.
0474 On this day in history leo II, Byzantine Emperor (474), dies
0594 On this day in history gregorius van Tours, Frankisch bishop of Tours, dies
0885 Queen Liutgard on this day in history.
1093 Margaret, widow of Scottish king Malcolm III, dies on this day in history.
1183 Battle of Mizushima on November - 17.
1278 On this day in history 680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins
1292 On November - 17 (O.S.) John Balliol becomes King of Scotland.
1503 Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son) on November - 17.
1511 England & Spain sign anti-French covenant on November - 17.
1512 On November - 17 kempo Roeper, Frisian rebel, quartered
1555 William of Orange becomes member of Council of State on this day in history.
1558 Elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary on this day in history.
1558 Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42 on November - 17.
1594 Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health) on November - 17.
1603 English explorer, writer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason on this day in history.
1608 Adolf, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies in battle at 22 on this day in history.
1648 Thomas Ford, composer, dies on this day in history.
1659 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on November - 17.
1665 On November - 17 john Earle, English bishop
1690 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
1704 On November - 17 salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet
1734 On this day in history john Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted
1745 Prince Charles Edward Stewart, accompanied by pipers, entered Carlysle following the surrender of the city to the Jacobite Army on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history alain R Lesage, French author (Le diable boiteux), dies at 79
1755 On November - 17 louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24)
1768 On this day in history thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75
1770 On November - 17 gian Francesco de Majo, composer, dies at 38
1771 On November - 17 jonathan Huntington, composer
1785 Church of England organizes in New England on this day in history.
1787 Michele Carafa, composer on November - 17.