Jan 04 In the year 1717 birth of antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
Jan 05 In the year 1717 birth of william Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (d. 1793)
Jan 28 Mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74) was born in the year 1717.
Jan 28 Mustafa III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1774) was born in the year 1717.
Jan 29 Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal was born on this day in history.
Feb 02 On this day in history birth of ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (d. 1790)
Feb 10 Pierre de La Garde, composer was born in the year 1717.
Feb 19 David Garrick, actor/producer/writer (Aboan-Oroonoko) was born in the year 1717.