Historical Events In November - 17
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
0284 On this day in history diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers.
0331 Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], emperor on this day in history.
0375 Valentinianus I, co-emperor of E Roman Empire (336-75), dies at Ă±54 on this day in history.
0473 The future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I on this day in history.
0474 Leo II, Byzantine Emperor (474), dies on November - 17.
0594 Gregorius van Tours, Frankisch bishop of Tours, dies on November - 17.
0885 Queen Liutgard on this day in history.
1093 Margaret, widow of Scottish king Malcolm III, dies on November - 17.
1183 On this day in history battle of Mizushima.
1278 680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins on this day in history.
1292 On this day in history (O.S.) John Balliol becomes King of Scotland.
1503 On November - 17 il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
1511 On November - 17 england & Spain sign anti-French covenant
1512 Kempo Roeper, Frisian rebel, quartered on November - 17.
1555 On November - 17 william of Orange becomes member of Council of State
1558 On this day in history elizabeth I ascends English throne upon death of Queen Mary
1558 Mary I Tudor, "Bloody Mary", queen of England (1553-58), dies at 42 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history thomas Ford, composer, dies
1659 On this day in history peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.
1665 On November - 17 john Earle, English bishop
1690 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist on November - 17.
1704 Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet on November - 17.
1734 John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted on November - 17.
1745 On November - 17 prince Charles Edward Stewart, accompanied by pipers, entered Carlysle following the surrender of the city to the Jacobite Army.
1747 On this day in history alain R Lesage, French author (Le diable boiteux), dies at 79
1755 On this day in history 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 Jonathan Huntington, composer on November - 17.
1785 On November - 17 church of England organizes in New England
1787 Michele Carafa, composer on November - 17.