Historical Events In November - 17
Friday, 21 February 2020
0284 On November - 17 diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers.
0331 Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], emperor on November - 17.
0375 Valentinianus I, co-emperor of E Roman Empire (336-75), dies at Ă±54 on this day in history.
0473 On November - 17 the future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I.
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 November - 17.
1093 On this day in history margaret, widow of Scottish king Malcolm III, dies
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 this day in history il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
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 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 November - 17 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 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 this day in history john Earle, English bishop
1690 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
1704 Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet on November - 17.
1734 On November - 17 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 Alain R Lesage, French author (Le diable boiteux), dies at 79 on November - 17.
1755 Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24) on this day in history.
1768 On November - 17 thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75
1770 On November - 17 gian Francesco de Majo, composer, dies at 38
1771 On this day in history jonathan Huntington, composer
1785 Church of England organizes in New England on November - 17.
1787 On November - 17 michele Carafa, composer