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November 17th, 2006 (November 17 2006)EventOfficial naming of element 111, Roentgenium (Rg).
November 17th, 2006 (November 17 2006)DeathRuth Brown, American blues singer (born in 1928)
November 17th, 2006 (November 17 2006)DeathFerenc Puskas, Hungarian footballer (born in 1927)
November 17th, 2006 (November 17 2006)DeathBo Schembechler, American football coach (born in 1929)
November 17th, 2006 (November 17 2006)DeathFlo Sandon s, Italian singer (born in 1924)
November 17th, 2005 (November 17 2005)EventItaly s choice of national anthem, Il Canto degli Italiani, becomes official in law for the first time, almost 60 years after it was provisionally chosen following the birth of the republic.
November 17th, 2005 (November 17 2005)DeathMarek Perepeczko, Polish actor (born in 1942)
November 17th, 2004 (November 17 2004)EventKmart Corp. announces it is buying Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion USD and naming the newly merged company Sears Holdings Corporation.
November 17th, 2004 (November 17 2004)DeathMikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (born in 1970)
November 17th, 2004 (November 17 2004)DeathAlexander Ragulin, Russian hockey player (born in 1941)
November 17th, 2003 (November 17 2003)EventArnold Schwarzenegger is inaugurated as Governor of California.
November 17th, 2003 (November 17 2003)DeathArthur Conley, American singer (born in 1946)
November 17th, 2003 (November 17 2003)DeathDon Gibson, American singer (born in 1928)
November 17th, 2002 (November 17 2002)DeathAbba Eban, Israeli diplomat (born in 1915)Abba Eban Quotes
November 17th, 2001 (November 17 2001)DeathMichael Karoli, German guitarist (born in 1948)
November 17th, 2000 (November 17 2000)EventA catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.
November 17th, 2000 (November 17 2000)EventAlberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru.
November 17th, 2000 (November 17 2000)DeathLouis Eugene Felix Neel, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1904)
November 17th, 1998 (November 17 1998)DeathEsther Rolle, American actress (born in 1920)
November 17th, 1997 (November 17 1997)EventIn Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre (The police then kill the assailants). Hatshepsut Quotes
November 17th, 1995 (November 17 1995)DeathAlan Hull, English Rock Musician (Lindisfarne)
November 17th, 1994 (November 17 1994)BirthRaquel Castro, American actress
November 17th, 1993 (November 17 1993)DeathGerard D. Levesque, Canadian politician (born in 1926)
November 17th, 1992 (November 17 1992)BirthDarian Weiss, American actor
November 17th, 1990 (November 17 1990)EventFugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts. Saki Quotes
November 17th, 1990 (November 17 1990)BirthShanica Knowles, American actress
November 17th, 1990 (November 17 1990)DeathRobert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1915)
November 17th, 1989 (November 17 1989)EventCold War: Velvet Revolution begins: In Czechoslovakia, a student demonstration in Prague is quelled by riot police. This sparks an uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government (it succeeds on December 29).
November 17th, 1989 (November 17 1989)DeathGus Farace, American gangster (born in 1960)
November 17th, 1987 (November 17 1987)BirthDarren McKillion, Northern Irish sportsman
November 17th, 1987 (November 17 1987)DeathPaul Derringer, baseball player (born in 1906)
November 17th, 1986 (November 17 1986)BirthNani, Portuguese football player
November 17th, 1986 (November 17 1986)DeathGeorges Besse, French automobile executive (born in 1927)
November 17th, 1984 (November 17 1984)BirthPark Han-byul, South Korean actress
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)EventThe Zapatista Army of National Liberation is founded.
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)BirthYiannis Bourousis, Greek basketball player
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)BirthRyan Braun, American baseball player
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)BirthScott Moore, American baseball player
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)BirthNick Markakis, American baseball player
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)BirthHarry Lloyd, English actor
November 17th, 1983 (November 17 1983)BirthChristopher Paolini, American novelist
November 17th, 1982 (November 17 1982)BirthKatie Feenstra, American basketball player
November 17th, 1982 (November 17 1982)BirthYusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
November 17th, 1982 (November 17 1982)DeathEduard Tubin, Estonian composer (born in 1905)
November 17th, 1982 (November 17 1982)DeathLeonid Borisovitch Kogan, Russian violinist (born in 1924)
November 17th, 1981 (November 17 1981)BirthSarah Harding, English singer (Girls Aloud)
November 17th, 1980 (November 17 1980)BirthBrad Bradley, American professional wrestler
November 17th, 1980 (November 17 1980)BirthIsaac Hanson, American musician (Hanson)
November 17th, 1980 (November 17 1980)BirthMercedes Martinez, professional wrestler
November 17th, 1980 (November 17 1980)DeathShah Maghsoud Sadegh Angha, 41st Sufi master of Oveyssi order (born in 1916)
November 17th, 1979 (November 17 1979)BirthMatthew Spring, English footballer
November 17th, 1979 (November 17 1979)DeathJohn Glascock, British bassist (Jethro Tull)
November 17th, 1978 (November 17 1978)EventBurger Chef murders in USA
November 17th, 1978 (November 17 1978)BirthZoe Bell, New Zealand actress
November 17th, 1978 (November 17 1978)BirthReggie Wayne, American football player
November 17th, 1977 (November 17 1977)BirthRyk Neethling, South African swimmer
November 17th, 1976 (November 17 1976)BirthDiane Neal, American actress
November 17th, 1976 (November 17 1976)BirthBrandon Call, American actor
November 17th, 1975 (November 17 1975)BirthLord Infamous, Rapper
November 17th, 1974 (November 17 1974)EventAlianca Operario-Camponesa (Worker-Peasant Alliance) founded in Portugal, as a front of PCP(m-l).
November 17th, 1974 (November 17 1974)BirthLeslie Bibb, American actress
November 17th, 1974 (November 17 1974)BirthBerto Romero, Spanish humorist
November 17th, 1973 (November 17 1973)EventWatergate scandal: In Orlando, Florida, US President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors "I am not a crook".
November 17th, 1973 (November 17 1973)EventThe Athens Polytechnic Uprising against the military regime ends in a bloodshed in the Greek capital.
November 17th, 1973 (November 17 1973)BirthEli Marrero, American baseball player
November 17th, 1973 (November 17 1973)BirthBernd Schneider, German footballer
November 17th, 1973 (November 17 1973)BirthAlexei Urmanov, Russian figure skater
November 17th, 1973 (November 17 1973)DeathThe Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram (born in 1878)
November 17th, 1972 (November 17 1972)BirthLeonard Roberts, American actor
November 17th, 1970 (November 17 1970)EventVietnam War: Lieutenant William Calley goes on trial for the My Lai massacre.
November 17th, 1970 (November 17 1970)EventLuna program: The Soviet Union lands Lunokhod 1 on Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) on the Moon. This is the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world and was released by the orbiting Luna 17 spacecraft.
November 17th, 1970 (November 17 1970)EventDouglas Engelbart receives the patent for the first computer mouse.
November 17th, 1970 (November 17 1970)BirthPaul Allender, British guitarist (Cradle of Filth)
November 17th, 1969 (November 17 1969)EventCold War: Negotiators from the Soviet Union and the United States meet in Helsinki to begin SALT I negotiations aimed at limiting the number of strategic weapons on both sides.
November 17th, 1969 (November 17 1969)BirthJean-Michel Saive, Belgian table tennis player
November 17th, 1969 (November 17 1969)BirthRyotaro Okiayu, Japanese voice actor
November 17th, 1968 (November 17 1968)EventAlexandros Panagoulis is condemned to death for attempting to assassinate Greek dictator George Papadopoulos.
November 17th, 1968 (November 17 1968)BirthAmber Michaels, German porn actress
November 17th, 1968 (November 17 1968)BirthSean Miller, American basketball coach
November 17th, 1968 (November 17 1968)DeathMervyn Peake, British writer (born in 1911)Mervyn Peake Quotes
November 17th, 1967 (November 17 1967)EventVietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports he was given on November 13, US President Lyndon B. Johnson tells his nation that, while much remained to be done, "We are inflicting greater losses than we re taking...We are making progress."Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 17th, 1966 (November 17 1966)BirthJeff Buckley, American musician (died in 1997)
November 17th, 1966 (November 17 1966)BirthSophie Marceau, French actress
November 17th, 1966 (November 17 1966)BirthDaisy Fuentes, Cuban model and actress
November 17th, 1966 (November 17 1966)BirthKate Ceberano, Australian singer
November 17th, 1966 (November 17 1966)BirthRichard Fortus, American guitarist (Guns N Roses)
November 17th, 1965 (November 17 1965)BirthAmanda Brown, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) and composer
November 17th, 1964 (November 17 1964)BirthRalph Garman, American actor and radio personality
November 17th, 1964 (November 17 1964)BirthMitch Williams, Major League Baseball player
November 17th, 1962 (November 17 1962)EventPresident John F. Kennedy dedicates Dulles International Airport, serving the Washington, D.C. region.John F. Kennedy Quotes
November 17th, 1962 (November 17 1962)BirthDede Fortin, Quebec singer (Les Colocs) (died in 2000)
November 17th, 1961 (November 17 1961)BirthRobert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (died in 1985)
November 17th, 1960 (November 17 1960)BirthJonathan Ross, British presenter
November 17th, 1960 (November 17 1960)BirthKirk Fogg, host of Legends of the Hidden Temple
November 17th, 1960 (November 17 1960)BirthRuPaul, American drag entertainer
November 17th, 1959 (November 17 1959)BirthTerry Fenwick, English footballer
November 17th, 1959 (November 17 1959)DeathHeitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer (born in 1887)
November 17th, 1958 (November 17 1958)BirthMary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, American actress
November 17th, 1958 (November 17 1958)DeathMort Cooper, baseball player (born in 1913)
November 17th, 1957 (November 17 1957)BirthDebbie Thrower, BBC News Reader
November 17th, 1955 (November 17 1955)BirthDennis Maruk, Canadian hockey player
November 17th, 1955 (November 17 1955)BirthYolanda King, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. (died in 2007)Martin Luther Quotes
November 17th, 1955 (November 17 1955)DeathJames P. Johnson, American pianist and composer (born in 1894)
November 17th, 1954 (November 17 1954)EventColonel Gamal Abdel Nasser becomes president of Egypt.
November 17th, 1954 (November 17 1954)BirthMark Brandon Read, Australian criminal
November 17th, 1953 (November 17 1953)EventThe remaining human inhabitants of the Blasket Islands, Kerry, Ireland are evacuated to the mainland.
November 17th, 1952 (November 17 1952)BirthTies Kruize, Dutch field hockey player
November 17th, 1951 (November 17 1951)BirthStephen Root, American actor
November 17th, 1951 (November 17 1951)BirthDean Paul Martin, American singer and actor (died in 1987)Paul Martin Quotes
November 17th, 1951 (November 17 1951)BirthButch Davis, American football coach
November 17th, 1950 (November 17 1950)EventTenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, was enthroned as Tibet s head of state at the age of fifteen. Tenzin Gyatso Quotes
November 17th, 1950 (November 17 1950)BirthTom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and race team owner
November 17th, 1949 (November 17 1949)BirthNguy?n T?n Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam
November 17th, 1948 (November 17 1948)BirthHoward Dean, American politicianHoward Dean Quotes
November 17th, 1947 (November 17 1947)BirthSteven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter
November 17th, 1947 (November 17 1947)BirthInky Mark, Canadian politician
November 17th, 1947 (November 17 1947)DeathVictor Serge, Russian anarchist, novelist, and historian (born in 1890)
November 17th, 1946 (November 17 1946)BirthTerry E. Branstad, Governor of Iowa
November 17th, 1946 (November 17 1946)BirthMartin Barre, English rock musician (Jethro Tull)
November 17th, 1945 (November 17 1945)BirthElvin Hayes, American basketball player
November 17th, 1945 (November 17 1945)BirthRoland Joffe, Anglo-French film director
November 17th, 1944 (November 17 1944)BirthJim Boeheim, Hall of Fame Coach
November 17th, 1944 (November 17 1944)BirthDanny DeVito, American actorDanny Devito Quotes
November 17th, 1944 (November 17 1944)BirthRem Koolhaas, Dutch architect
November 17th, 1944 (November 17 1944)BirthLorne Michaels, Canadian producer
November 17th, 1944 (November 17 1944)BirthTom Seaver, baseball player
November 17th, 1944 (November 17 1944)BirthGene Clark, American singer and songwriter (The Byrds) (died in 1991)
November 17th, 1943 (November 17 1943)BirthLauren Hutton, American actress
November 17th, 1942 (November 17 1942)BirthMartin Scorsese, American film director
November 17th, 1942 (November 17 1942)BirthKhang Khek Leu, Cambodian politician
November 17th, 1942 (November 17 1942)DeathBen Reitman, American anarchist, physician (born in 1879)
November 17th, 1940 (November 17 1940)BirthLuke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
November 17th, 1940 (November 17 1940)DeathEric Gill, British sculptor (born in 1882)Eric Gill Quotes
November 17th, 1940 (November 17 1940)DeathRaymond Pearl, American biologist (born in 1879)
November 17th, 1939 (November 17 1939)EventNine Czech students are executed as a response to anti-Nazi demonstrations prompted by the death of Jan Opletal; in addition, Czech universities are shut down and over a thousand Czech students sent to concentration camps.
November 17th, 1939 (November 17 1939)EventThe Rome-Rio de Janeiro air connection is created.
November 17th, 1939 (November 17 1939)BirthAuberon Waugh, British author (died in 2001)
November 17th, 1938 (November 17 1938)BirthGordon Lightfoot, Canadian singer
November 17th, 1938 (November 17 1938)DeathAnte Trumbic, Croatian politician (born in 1864)
November 17th, 1937 (November 17 1937)BirthPeter Cook, British comedian (died in 1995)Peter Cook Quotes
November 17th, 1937 (November 17 1937)DeathJack Worrall, Australian cricketer (born in 1860)
November 17th, 1936 (November 17 1936)BirthDahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (died in 2005)
November 17th, 1936 (November 17 1936)DeathErnestine Schumann-Heink, Austrian contralto (born in 1861)
November 17th, 1935 (November 17 1935)BirthBobby Joe Conrad, American football player
November 17th, 1935 (November 17 1935)BirthToni Sailer, Austrian skier
November 17th, 1934 (November 17 1934)BirthFenella Fielding, English actress
November 17th, 1934 (November 17 1934)BirthJames Inhofe, American politician, senior senator from Oklahoma
November 17th, 1933 (November 17 1933)EventUnited States recognizes Soviet Union.
November 17th, 1933 (November 17 1933)BirthOrlando Pena, Cuban baseball player
November 17th, 1930 (November 17 1930)BirthBob Mathias, American decathlete (died in 2006)
November 17th, 1929 (November 17 1929)BirthNorm Zauchin, baseball player (died in 1999)
November 17th, 1929 (November 17 1929)DeathHerman Hollerith, American statistician (born in 1860)
November 17th, 1928 (November 17 1928)BirthRance Howard, American actor
November 17th, 1928 (November 17 1928)DeathLala Lajpat Rai, Indian author, politician, & freedom fighter (born in 1865)
November 17th, 1927 (November 17 1927)BirthRobert Brown, American actor
November 17th, 1925 (November 17 1925)BirthRock Hudson, American actor (died in 1985)
November 17th, 1925 (November 17 1925)BirthCharles Mackerras, Australian-born conductor
November 17th, 1923 (November 17 1923)BirthBert Sutcliffe, New Zealand cricketer (died in 2001)
November 17th, 1923 (November 17 1923)BirthHubertus Brandenburg, Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockholm
November 17th, 1923 (November 17 1923)BirthMike Garcia, American baseball player (died in 1986)
November 17th, 1922 (November 17 1922)EventFormer Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI goes into exile in Italy.
November 17th, 1922 (November 17 1922)BirthStanley Cohen, American biochemist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
November 17th, 1922 (November 17 1922)DeathRobert Comtesse, Swiss Federal Councillor (born in 1847)
November 17th, 1921 (November 17 1921)BirthAlbert Bertelsen, Danish painter
November 17th, 1921 (November 17 1921)DeathPa Chay Vue, Hmong Nationalist
November 17th, 1920 (November 17 1920)BirthCamillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer (died in 2005)
November 17th, 1919 (November 17 1919)EventKing George V of the United Kingdom proclaims Armistice Day (later Remembrance Day). The idea was first suggested by Edward George Honey. George V of the United Kingdom Quotes
November 17th, 1917 (November 17 1917)DeathAuguste Rodin, French sculptor (born in 1840)
November 17th, 1916 (November 17 1916)BirthShelby Foote, American historian (died in 2005)
November 17th, 1911 (November 17 1911)EventThe Omega Psi Phi fraternity, the first African-American fraternity at a historically black college or university, is founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
November 17th, 1911 (November 17 1911)BirthChristian Fouchet, French diplomat (died in 1974)
November 17th, 1910 (November 17 1910)DeathRalph Johnstone, pioneer pilot, 1st American pilot killed in the crash of an airplane, Denver, Colorado.
November 17th, 1907 (November 17 1907)BirthIsrael Regardie, Aleister Crowley s secretary (died in 1985)Aleister Crowley Quotes
November 17th, 1906 (November 17 1906)BirthSoichiro Honda, Japanese automobile pioneer (died in 1992)Soichiro Honda Quotes
November 17th, 1906 (November 17 1906)BirthRollie Stiles, American baseball player (died in 2007)
November 17th, 1905 (November 17 1905)EventThe Eulsa Treaty is signed between Japan and Korea.
November 17th, 1905 (November 17 1905)BirthQueen Astrid of the Belgians (died in 1935)
November 17th, 1905 (November 17 1905)BirthMischa Auer, American actor (died in 1967)
November 17th, 1905 (November 17 1905)DeathAdolphe of Luxembourg, (born in 1817)
November 17th, 1904 (November 17 1904)BirthIsamu Noguchi, American sculptor (died in 1988)
November 17th, 1903 (November 17 1903)EventThe Russian Social Democratic Labor Party splits into two groups; the Bolsheviks (Russian for "majority") and Mensheviks (Russian for "minority").
November 17th, 1903 (November 17 1903)EventDahomey (Benin) becomes a French protectorate.
November 17th, 1902 (November 17 1902)BirthEugene Wigner, Hungarian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1995)
November 17th, 1902 (November 17 1902)DeathHugh Price Hughes, Methodist Social Reformer (born in 1847)
November 17th, 1901 (November 17 1901)BirthWalter Hallstein, German politician (died in 1982)
November 17th, 1901 (November 17 1901)BirthLee Strasberg, Austrian director (died in 1982)
November 17th, 1899 (November 17 1899)BirthDouglas Shearer, Canadian film sound engineer (died in 1971)
November 17th, 1897 (November 17 1897)BirthFrank Fay, American actor (died in 1961)
November 17th, 1897 (November 17 1897)DeathGeorge Hendric Houghton, American Protestant Episcopal clergyman (born in 1820)
November 17th, 1896 (November 17 1896)BirthLev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (died in 1934)
November 17th, 1895 (November 17 1895)BirthMikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (died in 1975) Philo Quotes
November 17th, 1895 (November 17 1895)BirthGregorio Lopez y Fuentes, Mexican author (died in 1966)
November 17th, 1894 (November 17 1894)BirthRichard Nikolaus Graf Coudenhove-Kalergi, Austrian politician (died in 1972)
November 17th, 1887 (November 17 1887)BirthBernard Montgomery, British World War II commander (died in 1976)
November 17th, 1878 (November 17 1878)EventFirst assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.
November 17th, 1878 (November 17 1878)BirthGrace Abbott, American social worker (died in 1939)
November 17th, 1878 (November 17 1878)BirthLise Meitner, Austrian physicist (died in 1968)
November 17th, 1877 (November 17 1877)BirthFrank Calder, the first NHL President (died in 1943)
November 17th, 1876 (November 17 1876)EventPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky s patriotic Slavonic March made its premiere in Moscow to a warm reception by the Russian people.Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Quotes
November 17th, 1871 (November 17 1871)EventThe National Rifle Association is granted a charter by the state of New York.
November 17th, 1869 (November 17 1869)EventIn Egypt, the Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, is inaugurated in an elaborate ceremony.
November 17th, 1868 (November 17 1868)BirthKorbinian Brodmann, German neurologist (died in 1918)
November 17th, 1866 (November 17 1866)BirthVoltairine de Cleyre, American anarchist (died in 1912)Voltairine de Cleyre Quotes
November 17th, 1865 (November 17 1865)DeathJames McCune Smith, African-American doctor and abolitionist (born in 1813)James McCune Smith Quotes
November 17th, 1863 (November 17 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Siege of Knoxville beginsConfederate forces led by General James Longstreet place Knoxville, Tennessee under siege.
November 17th, 1858 (November 17 1858)EventModified Julian Day zero. Julian Quotes
November 17th, 1858 (November 17 1858)DeathRobert Owen, British father of the cooperative movement (born in 1771)
November 17th, 1857 (November 17 1857)BirthJoseph Babinski, Polish-French neurologist (died in 1932)
November 17th, 1856 (November 17 1856)EventAmerican Old West: On the Sonoita River in present-day southern Arizona, the United States Army establishes Fort Buchanan in order to help control new land acquired in the Gadsden Purchase.
November 17th, 1855 (November 17 1855)EventDavid Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe.
November 17th, 1854 (November 17 1854)BirthHubert Lyautey, French general (died in 1934)
November 17th, 1849 (November 17 1849)DeathPrince Alexander of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfurst, German priest and miracle-worker (born in 1794)
November 17th, 1835 (November 17 1835)BirthAndrew L. Harris, governor of Ohio (died in 1915)
November 17th, 1835 (November 17 1835)DeathAntoine Charles Horace Vernet, French painter (born in 1758) Horace Quotes
November 17th, 1831 (November 17 1831)EventEcuador and Venezuela were separated from Greater Colombia.
November 17th, 1827 (November 17 1827)EventThe Delta Phi fraternity, America s oldest continuous social fraternity, was founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York.
November 17th, 1827 (November 17 1827)BirthPetko Slavejkov, Bulgarian writer (died in 1895)
November 17th, 1820 (November 17 1820)EventCaptain Nathaniel Palmer becomes the first American to see Antarctica (the Palmer Peninsula was later named after him).
November 17th, 1818 (November 17 1818)DeathCharlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of King George III (born in 1744)
November 17th, 1816 (November 17 1816)BirthAugust Wilhelm Ambros, Austrian composer (died in 1876)
November 17th, 1812 (November 17 1812)EventNapoleonic Wars: Battle of Krasnoi.
November 17th, 1808 (November 17 1808)DeathDavid Zeisberger, Moravian missionary (born in 1721)
November 17th, 1800 (November 17 1800)EventThe United States Capitol building in Washington, DC holds its first session of the U.S. Congress.
November 17th, 1799 (November 17 1799)BirthTitian Peale, American artist (died in 1885)
November 17th, 1796 (November 17 1796)EventNapoleonic Wars: Battle of ArcoleFrench forces defeat the Austrians in Italy.
November 17th, 1796 (November 17 1796)DeathCatherine II of Russia, Empress of Russia (born in 1729)
November 17th, 1794 (November 17 1794)DeathJacques Francois Dugommier, French general (born in 1738)
November 17th, 1793 (November 17 1793)BirthCharles Lock Eastlake, British painter (died in 1865)
November 17th, 1790 (November 17 1790)BirthAugust Ferdinand Mobius, German mathematician (died in 1868)
November 17th, 1780 (November 17 1780)DeathBernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (born in 1720)
November 17th, 1777 (November 17 1777)EventArticles of Confederation was submitted to the states for ratification.
November 17th, 1776 (November 17 1776)DeathJames Ferguson, British astronomer (born in 1710)
November 17th, 1768 (November 17 1768)DeathThomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1693)
November 17th, 1765 (November 17 1765)BirthEtienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre MacDonald, French marshal (died in 1840)
November 17th, 1755 (November 17 1755)BirthLouis XVIII of France (died in 1824)
November 17th, 1747 (November 17 1747)DeathAlain-Rene Lesage, French writer (born in 1668)Alain-Rene Lesage Quotes
November 17th, 1729 (November 17 1729)BirthMaria Antonietta of Spain, queen of Sardinia (died in 1785)
November 17th, 1720 (November 17 1720)DeathCalico Jack, English pirate (born in 1682)
November 17th, 1713 (November 17 1713)DeathAbraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (born in 1653) Abraham Quotes
November 17th, 1708 (November 17 1708)DeathLudolf Backhuysen, Dutch painter (born in 1631)
November 17th, 1690 (November 17 1690)DeathCharles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French soldier (born in 1610)
November 17th, 1685 (November 17 1685)BirthPierre Gaultier, French-Canadian trader and explorer (died in 1749)
November 17th, 1681 (November 17 1681)BirthPierre Francois le Courayer, French theologian (died in 1776)
November 17th, 1668 (November 17 1668)DeathJoseph Alleine, English preacher (born in 1634)
November 17th, 1665 (November 17 1665)DeathJohn Earle, English bishop
November 17th, 1659 (November 17 1659)EventPeace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.
November 17th, 1648 (November 17 1648)DeathThomas Ford, English composer
November 17th, 1643 (November 17 1643)DeathJean-Baptiste Budes, Comte de Guebriant, Marshal of France (born in 1602)
November 17th, 1632 (November 17 1632)DeathGottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian field marshal (born in 1594)
November 17th, 1612 (November 17 1612)BirthDorgon, Manchu prince (died in 1650)
November 17th, 1603 (November 17 1603)EventEnglish explorer, writer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason.Sir Walter Raleigh Quotes
November 17th, 1600 (November 17 1600)DeathKuki Yoshitaka, Japanese naval commander (born in 1542)
November 17th, 1592 (November 17 1592)DeathJohn III of Sweden (born in 1537)
November 17th, 1587 (November 17 1587)BirthJoost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (died in 1679)
November 17th, 1576 (November 17 1576)BirthRoque Gonzales, Paraguayan missionary (died in 1628)
November 17th, 1562 (November 17 1562)DeathAntoine de Bourbon, father of Henry IV of France (born in 1518)
November 17th, 1558 (November 17 1558)EventElizabethan era begins: Queen Mary I of England dies and is succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I of England. Mary I of England Quotes
November 17th, 1558 (November 17 1558)DeathMary I of England (born in 1516) Mary I of England Quotes
November 17th, 1558 (November 17 1558)DeathReginald Cardinal Pole, Archbishop of Canterbury (born in 1500)
November 17th, 1511 (November 17 1511)EventSpain and England ally against France.
November 17th, 1503 (November 17 1503)BirthAgnolo Bronzino, Italian painter (died in 1572)
November 17th, 1502 (November 17 1502)BirthAtahualpa, last emperor of the Inca (died in 1533)
November 17th, 1494 (November 17 1494)DeathGiovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (born in 1463) Philo Quotes
November 17th, 1326 (November 17 1326)DeathEdmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (born in 1285)
November 17th, 1302 (November 17 1302)DeathSt. Gertrude the Great (born in 1256)
November 17th, 1292 (November 17 1292)Event(O.S.) John Balliol becomes King of Scotland.
November 17th, 1231 (November 17 1231)DeathElisabeth of Hungary, daughter of Andrew II of Hungary (born in 1207)
November 17th, 1183 (November 17 1183)EventBattle of Mizushima.
November 17th, 0885 (November 17 0885)DeathQueen Liutgard
November 17th, 0680 (November 17 0680)DeathHilda of Whitby (born in 614)
November 17th, 0641 (November 17 0641)DeathEmperor Jomei of Japan (born in 593)
November 17th, 0594 (November 17 0594)DeathGregory of Tours, bishop and historian (born in c.539)
November 17th, 0473 (November 17 0473)EventThe future Zeno I is named associate emperor by Emperor Leo I.
November 17th, 0375 (November 17 0375)DeathValentinian I, Roman Emperor (born in 321)
November 17th, 0284 (November 17 0284)EventDiocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers.
November 17th, 0009 (November 17 0009)BirthVespasian, Roman Emperor (died in 79)

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