Historical Events In November - 17
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
0284 Diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers on this day in history.
0331 Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], emperor on November - 17.
0375 On this day in history valentinianus I, co-emperor of E Roman Empire (336-75), dies at ñ54
0473 On this day in history the future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I.
0474 On November - 17 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 On this day in history margaret, widow of Scottish king Malcolm III, dies
1183 On this day in history battle of Mizushima.
1278 On November - 17 680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins
1292 (O.S.) John Balliol becomes King of Scotland on November - 17.
1503 On November - 17 il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
1511 On November - 17 england & Spain sign anti-French covenant
1512 On November - 17 kempo Roeper, Frisian rebel, quartered
1555 On November - 17 william of Orange becomes member of Council of State
1558 On November - 17 elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
1558 On November - 17 mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42
1594 On this day in history johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
1603 On November - 17 english explorer, writer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason.
1608 On this day in history adolf, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies in battle at 22
1648 On this day in history thomas Ford, composer, dies
1659 On November - 17 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.
1665 John Earle, English bishop on November - 17.
1690 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
1704 Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet on this day in history.
1734 John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted on November - 17.
1745 Prince Charles Edward Stewart, accompanied by pipers, entered Carlysle following the surrender of the city to the Jacobite Army on November - 17.
1747 On this day in history alain R Lesage, French author (Le diable boiteux), dies at 79
1755 Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24) on November - 17.
1768 On November - 17 thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75
1770 On this day in history gian Francesco de Majo, composer, dies at 38
1771 On November - 17 jonathan Huntington, composer
1785 On November - 17 church of England organizes in New England
1787 Michele Carafa, composer on November - 17.