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February 17th, 2008 (February 17 2008)EventKosovo declares independence from Serbia.
February 17th, 2008 (February 17 2008)DeathBrian Harris, English footballer (born in 1935)
February 17th, 2007 (February 17 2007)DeathJurga Ivanauskaite, Lithuanian writer (born in 1961)
February 17th, 2007 (February 17 2007)DeathMike Awesome, American professional wrestler (born in 1965)
February 17th, 2007 (February 17 2007)DeathDermot O Reilly, Irish-born Canadian musician, producer and songwriter (born in 1943)
February 17th, 2007 (February 17 2007)DeathMaurice Papon, French Nazi collaborator (born in 1910)
February 17th, 2006 (February 17 2006)EventA massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.
February 17th, 2006 (February 17 2006)DeathRay Barretto, Puerto Rican musician (born in 1929)
February 17th, 2006 (February 17 2006)DeathBill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills) (born in 1948)
February 17th, 2005 (February 17 2005)DeathDan O Herlihy, Irish actor (born in 1919)
February 17th, 2005 (February 17 2005)DeathOmar Sivori, Argentine footballer (born in 1935)
February 17th, 2004 (February 17 2004)DeathJose Lopez Portillo, President of Mexico (born in 1920)
February 17th, 2003 (February 17 2003)EventThe London Congestion Charge scheme begins.
February 17th, 2001 (February 17 2001)DeathKhalid Abdul Muhammed, American Nation of Islam spokesman (born in 1948)
February 17th, 2001 (February 17 2001)DeathBob Geary, Canadian football player and manager (born in 1933)
February 17th, 1998 (February 17 1998)DeathErnst Junger, German author (born in 1895)
February 17th, 1998 (February 17 1998)DeathBob Merrill, American composer and lyricist (born in 1921)
February 17th, 1997 (February 17 1997)DeathZein Isa, Palestinian militant imprisoned in the United States for the honor killing of his daughter
February 17th, 1996 (February 17 1996)EventIn Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, world champion Garry Kasparov beats the Deep Blue supercomputer in a chess match.Garry Kasparov Quotes
February 17th, 1996 (February 17 1996)BirthSasha Pieterse, South African child actress
February 17th, 1996 (February 17 1996)DeathHerve Bazin, French writer (born in 1911)
February 17th, 1995 (February 17 1995)EventColin Ferguson is convicted of six counts of murder for the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings and later receives a 200+ year sentence.
February 17th, 1995 (February 17 1995)EventThe Cenepa War between Peru and Ecuador ends on a cease-fire brokered by the UN.
February 17th, 1994 (February 17 1994)DeathRandy Shilts, American author and activist (born in 1951)
February 17th, 1992 (February 17 1992)EventA court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin sentences serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer to life in prison.
February 17th, 1992 (February 17 1992)BirthMeaghan Jette Martin, American child actress and singer
February 17th, 1991 (February 17 1991)BirthBonnie Wright, British actress
February 17th, 1990 (February 17 1990)DeathErik Rhodes, American actor (born in 1906)
February 17th, 1990 (February 17 1990)DeathHap Day, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (born in 1901)
February 17th, 1989 (February 17 1989)DeathLefty Gomez, American baseball player (born in 1908)
February 17th, 1988 (February 17 1988)BirthNatascha Kampusch, Austrian kidnapping victim
February 17th, 1986 (February 17 1986)BirthJoey O Brien, Irish footballer
February 17th, 1986 (February 17 1986)BirthSandra Nilsson, Swedish model
February 17th, 1986 (February 17 1986)DeathJiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (b.1895)Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes
February 17th, 1985 (February 17 1985)BirthAnne Curtis, Filipino actress and commercial model
February 17th, 1984 (February 17 1984)BirthJimmy Jacobs, American professional wrestler
February 17th, 1984 (February 17 1984)BirthKenta Kamakari, Japanese actor and seiyuu
February 17th, 1984 (February 17 1984)BirthAB de Villiers, South African cricketer
February 17th, 1983 (February 17 1983)BirthGerald Cid, French footballer
February 17th, 1983 (February 17 1983)BirthMarios Kaperonis, Greek boxer
February 17th, 1982 (February 17 1982)BirthLupe Fiasco, American rapper
February 17th, 1982 (February 17 1982)BirthAdriano, Brazilian footballer
February 17th, 1982 (February 17 1982)BirthBrian Bruney, American baseball player
February 17th, 1982 (February 17 1982)DeathNestor Chylak, American baseball umpire (born in 1922)
February 17th, 1982 (February 17 1982)DeathThelonious Monk, American jazz pianist (born in 1917)
February 17th, 1982 (February 17 1982)DeathLee Strasberg, Austrian-born actor (born in 1901)
February 17th, 1981 (February 17 1981)BirthJoseph Gordon-Levitt, American actorJoseph Gordon Levitt Quotes
February 17th, 1981 (February 17 1981)BirthParis Hilton, American actress and heiress
February 17th, 1980 (February 17 1980)BirthAl Harrington, American basketball player
February 17th, 1980 (February 17 1980)BirthKlemi Saban, Israeli footballer
February 17th, 1980 (February 17 1980)BirthJason Ritter, American actor
February 17th, 1979 (February 17 1979)EventThe Sino-Vietnamese War begins.
February 17th, 1979 (February 17 1979)BirthDee, Puerto Rican pornographic actress
February 17th, 1979 (February 17 1979)BirthJosh Willingham, American baseball player
February 17th, 1978 (February 17 1978)BirthJacob Wetterling, American kidnapping victim
February 17th, 1977 (February 17 1977)DeathJanani Luwum, Ugandan Archbishop (born in 1922)
February 17th, 1976 (February 17 1976)BirthKelly Carlson, American actress
February 17th, 1976 (February 17 1976)BirthScott Williamson, American baseball player
February 17th, 1975 (February 17 1975)BirthWish Bone, American rapper
February 17th, 1975 (February 17 1975)BirthHarisu, South Korean singer, model and actress
February 17th, 1975 (February 17 1975)BirthTodd Harvey, Canadian ice hockey player
February 17th, 1975 (February 17 1975)BirthVaclav Prospal, Czech ice hockey player
February 17th, 1974 (February 17 1974)EventRobert K. Preston, a disgruntled U.S. Army private, buzzes the White House with a stolen helicopter.
February 17th, 1974 (February 17 1974)BirthKaoru, Japanese musician
February 17th, 1974 (February 17 1974)BirthJerry O Connell, American actor
February 17th, 1974 (February 17 1974)BirthBryan White, American singer
February 17th, 1973 (February 17 1973)BirthSaRenna Lee, American pornographic actress
February 17th, 1972 (February 17 1972)EventSales of the Volkswagen Beetle model exceed those of Ford Model-T.
February 17th, 1972 (February 17 1972)BirthBillie Joe Armstrong, American musician (Green Day)
February 17th, 1972 (February 17 1972)BirthPhilippe Candeloro, French figure skater
February 17th, 1972 (February 17 1972)BirthTaylor Hawkins, American musician (Foo Fighters)
February 17th, 1972 (February 17 1972)BirthValeria Mazza, Argentinian model
February 17th, 1972 (February 17 1972)BirthYuki Isoya, Japanese singer (formerly Judy and Mary)
February 17th, 1971 (February 17 1971)BirthMartyn Bennett, Canadian composer (died in 2005)
February 17th, 1971 (February 17 1971)BirthJeremy Edwards, British actor
February 17th, 1971 (February 17 1971)BirthDenise Richards, American actress
February 17th, 1970 (February 17 1970)BirthTim Mahoney, American musician (311)
February 17th, 1970 (February 17 1970)BirthTommy Moe, American Olympic skier
February 17th, 1970 (February 17 1970)BirthDominic Purcell, English-born actor
February 17th, 1970 (February 17 1970)DeathShmuel Yosef Agnon, Israeli writer, Nobel laureate (born in 1888)
February 17th, 1970 (February 17 1970)DeathAlfred Newman, American film composer (born in 1901)
February 17th, 1969 (February 17 1969)BirthTuesday Knight, American actress
February 17th, 1968 (February 17 1968)EventIn Springfield, Massachusetts the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame opens.
February 17th, 1968 (February 17 1968)BirthBryan Cox, National Football League player
February 17th, 1967 (February 17 1967)BirthChante Moore, American singer
February 17th, 1966 (February 17 1966)BirthIoannis Kalitzakis, Greek footballer
February 17th, 1966 (February 17 1966)BirthQuorthon, Swedish musician (Bathory) (died in 2004)
February 17th, 1966 (February 17 1966)BirthLuc Robitaille, Canadian ice hockey player
February 17th, 1966 (February 17 1966)BirthMichael Lepond, American musician
February 17th, 1965 (February 17 1965)BirthMichael Bay, American film director
February 17th, 1964 (February 17 1964)EventIn Wesberry v. Sanders the Supreme Court of the United States rules that congressional districts have to be approximately equal in population.
February 17th, 1964 (February 17 1964)BirthBuster Olney, American sports columnist
February 17th, 1963 (February 17 1963)BirthMichael Jordan, American basketball player
February 17th, 1963 (February 17 1963)BirthLarry the Cable Guy, American comedian
February 17th, 1963 (February 17 1963)BirthJen-Hsun Huang, American entrepreneur and businessman
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)EventA storm kills more than 300 people in Hamburg, West Germany.
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)BirthSamuel Bayer, American music video director
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)BirthAlison Hargreaves, British mountaineer (died in 1995)
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)BirthTyrone "Ty" Jones, American screenwriter
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)BirthDavid McComb, Australian musician (The Triffids) (died in 1999)
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)BirthLou Diamond Phillips, American actor
February 17th, 1962 (February 17 1962)DeathBruno Walter, German conductor (born in 1876)
February 17th, 1961 (February 17 1961)DeathNita Naldi, American actress (born in 1897)
February 17th, 1959 (February 17 1959)EventProject Vanguard: Vanguard The first weather satellite launched to measure cloud-cover distribution.
February 17th, 1959 (February 17 1959)BirthAryeh Deri, Israeli rabbi and politician
February 17th, 1959 (February 17 1959)BirthNeil Lomax, American football player
February 17th, 1958 (February 17 1958)EventPope Pius XII declares Saint Clare of Assisi (1193~1253) the patron saint of television.
February 17th, 1958 (February 17 1958)DeathHugh McCrae, Australian writer (born in 1876)
February 17th, 1957 (February 17 1957)EventA fire at a home for the elderly in Warrenton, Missouri kills 72 people.
February 17th, 1957 (February 17 1957)BirthLoreena McKennitt, Canadian musicianLoreena McKennitt Quotes
February 17th, 1956 (February 17 1956)BirthRichard Karn, American actor
February 17th, 1955 (February 17 1955)BirthMo Yan, Chinese novelist
February 17th, 1954 (February 17 1954)BirthRene Russo, American actress
February 17th, 1953 (February 17 1953)BirthNorman Pace, British actor and comic
February 17th, 1952 (February 17 1952)BirthKarin Janz, East German gymnast
February 17th, 1949 (February 17 1949)BirthFred Frith, English musician and composer
February 17th, 1948 (February 17 1948)BirthJose Jose, Mexican singer and actor
February 17th, 1948 (February 17 1948)BirthRick Majerus, American basketball coach
February 17th, 1947 (February 17 1947)EventThe Voice of America begins to transmit radio broadcasts into the Soviet Union.
February 17th, 1946 (February 17 1946)BirthDodie Stevens, American singer
February 17th, 1945 (February 17 1945)BirthZina Bethune, American actress
February 17th, 1945 (February 17 1945)BirthBrenda Fricker, Irish actress
February 17th, 1944 (February 17 1944)EventWorld War II: Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins. The battle ends in an American victory on February 22.
February 17th, 1944 (February 17 1944)EventWorld War II: Operation Hailstone begins. U.S. naval air, surface, and submarine attack against Truk (Chuuk), Japan s main base in the central Pacific, in support of the Eniwetok invasion.
February 17th, 1944 (February 17 1944)BirthKarl Jenkins, Welsh composer
February 17th, 1943 (February 17 1943)DeathArmand J. Piron, American jazz violinist and composer (born in 1888)
February 17th, 1943 (February 17 1943)DeathKonstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (born in 1872)
February 17th, 1942 (February 17 1942)BirthHuey P. Newton, American political activist (died in 1989)
February 17th, 1941 (February 17 1941)BirthJulia McKenzie, English actress and theatre director
February 17th, 1940 (February 17 1940)BirthGene Pitney, American singer (died in 2006)
February 17th, 1939 (February 17 1939)BirthJohn Leyton, British singer
February 17th, 1939 (February 17 1939)BirthMary Ann Mobley, American actress and beauty queen
February 17th, 1939 (February 17 1939)DeathWilly Hess, German violinist (born in 1859)
February 17th, 1936 (February 17 1936)EventThe world s first superhero, The Phantom, makes his first appearance in comics.
February 17th, 1936 (February 17 1936)BirthJim Brown, American football player
February 17th, 1935 (February 17 1935)BirthChristina Pickles, UK-born American actress
February 17th, 1934 (February 17 1934)BirthAlan Bates, English actor (died in 2003)
February 17th, 1934 (February 17 1934)BirthBarry Humphries, Australian actor and comedian
February 17th, 1934 (February 17 1934)DeathKing Albert I of Belgium (born in 1875)
February 17th, 1934 (February 17 1934)DeathSiegbert Tarrasch, German chess player (born in 1862)
February 17th, 1933 (February 17 1933)EventThe magazine Newsweek is published for the first time.
February 17th, 1933 (February 17 1933)EventThe Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States.
February 17th, 1933 (February 17 1933)BirthBobby Lewis, American singer
February 17th, 1933 (February 17 1933)BirthCraig L. Thomas, American politician (died in 2007)
February 17th, 1932 (February 17 1932)BirthBuck Trent, American banjo player
February 17th, 1930 (February 17 1930)BirthRoger Craig, American baseball player and manager
February 17th, 1930 (February 17 1930)BirthRuth Rendell, English writer
February 17th, 1929 (February 17 1929)BirthPaul Meger, Canadian ice hockey player
February 17th, 1929 (February 17 1929)BirthChaim Potok, American author (died in 2002)
February 17th, 1929 (February 17 1929)BirthPatricia Routledge, English actress
February 17th, 1928 (February 17 1928)BirthMarta Romero, Puerto Rican actress & singer
February 17th, 1925 (February 17 1925)EventHarold Ross and Jane Grant found The New Yorker magazine; the debut issue is dated February 21, 1925.
February 17th, 1925 (February 17 1925)BirthRon Goodwin, English composer and conductor (died in 2003)
February 17th, 1925 (February 17 1925)BirthHal Holbrook, American actor
February 17th, 1924 (February 17 1924)EventIn Miami, Florida, Johnny Weissmuller sets a new world record in the 100-yard freestyle swimming competition with a time of 52-2/5 seconds.
February 17th, 1924 (February 17 1924)BirthMargaret Truman, American novelist (died in 2008)
February 17th, 1922 (February 17 1922)BirthEnrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (died in 2007)
February 17th, 1922 (February 17 1922)BirthTommy Edwards, American singer (died in 1969)
February 17th, 1922 (February 17 1922)BirthMarshall Teague, American race car driver (died in 1959)
February 17th, 1920 (February 17 1920)BirthIvo Caprino, Norwegian animated film director
February 17th, 1919 (February 17 1919)BirthKathleen Freeman, American actress (died in 2001)
February 17th, 1919 (February 17 1919)DeathWilfrid Laurier, 7th Prime Minister of Canada (born in 1841)
February 17th, 1917 (February 17 1917)BirthAbdur Rahman Badawi, Egyptian philosopher (died in 2002) Philo Quotes
February 17th, 1917 (February 17 1917)BirthGuillermo Gonzalez Camarena, Mexican inventor (died in 1965)
February 17th, 1916 (February 17 1916)BirthRaf Vallone, Italian actor (died in 2002)
February 17th, 1916 (February 17 1916)BirthAlexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(died in 1940)
February 17th, 1914 (February 17 1914)BirthArthur Kennedy, American actor (died in 1990)
February 17th, 1914 (February 17 1914)BirthWayne Morris, American actor (died in 1959)
February 17th, 1913 (February 17 1913)EventThe Armory Show opens in New York City, displaying works of artists who are to become some of the most influential painters of the early 20th century.
February 17th, 1912 (February 17 1912)BirthAndre Norton, American author (died in 2005)
February 17th, 1912 (February 17 1912)DeathEdgar Evans, Welsh naval officer (born in 1876) Evans Quotes
February 17th, 1911 (February 17 1911)BirthOskar Seidlin, Silesian-born American literary scholar (died in 1984)
February 17th, 1910 (February 17 1910)BirthArthur Hunnicutt, American actor (died in 1979)
February 17th, 1910 (February 17 1910)BirthMarc Lawrence, American actor (died in 2005)
February 17th, 1909 (February 17 1909)DeathGeronimo, Apache leader (born in 1829) Geronimo Quotes
February 17th, 1908 (February 17 1908)BirthRed Barber, American baseball announcer (died in 1992)
February 17th, 1908 (February 17 1908)BirthBo Yibo, Chinese politician (died in 2005)
February 17th, 1904 (February 17 1904)EventMadama Butterfly premiers at La Scala in Milan.
February 17th, 1904 (February 17 1904)BirthHans Morgenthau, German political philosopher (died in 1980) Philo Quotes
February 17th, 1893 (February 17 1893)BirthWally Pipp, American baseball player ([[died in 1965)
February 17th, 1890 (February 17 1890)DeathChristopher Sholes, American inventor (born in 1819)
February 17th, 1888 (February 17 1888)BirthOtto Stern, German physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1969)
February 17th, 1887 (February 17 1887)BirthLeevi Madetoja, Finnish composer (died in 1947)
February 17th, 1885 (February 17 1885)BirthSteve Evans, American baseball player (died in 1943) Evans Quotes
February 17th, 1883 (February 17 1883)DeathNapoleon Coste, French guitarist and composer (born in 1806)
February 17th, 1883 (February 17 1883)DeathVasudeo Balwant Phadke, Indian revolutionary (born in 1845)
February 17th, 1877 (February 17 1877)BirthIsabelle Eberhardt, Swiss explorer and writer (died in 1904)
February 17th, 1877 (February 17 1877)BirthAndre Maginot, French politician (died in 1932)
February 17th, 1874 (February 17 1874)BirthThomas J. Watson, American computer manufacturer (died in 1956)Thomas J. Watson Quotes
February 17th, 1874 (February 17 1874)DeathLambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, Belgian mathematician (born in 1796)
February 17th, 1871 (February 17 1871)EventThe victorious Prussian Army parades though Paris, France after the end of the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War.
February 17th, 1867 (February 17 1867)EventThe first ship passes through the Suez Canal.
February 17th, 1865 (February 17 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina is burned as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union forces.
February 17th, 1864 (February 17 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: The H. L. Hunley becomes the first submarine to engage and sink a warship, the USS Housatonic.
February 17th, 1864 (February 17 1864)BirthJozef Murgas, Slovak inventor (died in 1929)
February 17th, 1864 (February 17 1864)BirthBanjo Paterson, Australian poet (died in 1941)
February 17th, 1863 (February 17 1863)BirthFyodor Sologub, Russian symbolist novelist and poet (died in 1927)
February 17th, 1862 (February 17 1862)BirthMori Ogai, Japanese novelist and poet (died in 1922)
February 17th, 1861 (February 17 1861)BirthPrincess Helena, Duchess of Albany (died in 1922)
February 17th, 1856 (February 17 1856)DeathHeinrich Heine, German writer (born in 1797)Heinrich Heine Quotes
February 17th, 1854 (February 17 1854)EventThe British recognizes the independence of the Orange Free State.
February 17th, 1854 (February 17 1854)BirthFriedrich Alfred Krupp, German industrialist (died in 1902)
February 17th, 1854 (February 17 1854)DeathJohn Martin, English painter (born in 1789)John Martin Quotes
February 17th, 1848 (February 17 1848)BirthLouisa Lawson, Australian suffragist and writer (died in 1920)
February 17th, 1844 (February 17 1844)BirthAaron Montgomery Ward, American department store founder (died in 1913)
February 17th, 1841 (February 17 1841)DeathFerdinando Carulli, Italian guitarist (born in 1770)
February 17th, 1836 (February 17 1836)BirthGustavo Adolfo Becquer, Spanish poet (died in 1870)
February 17th, 1821 (February 17 1821)BirthLola Montez, Irish dancer (died in 1861)
February 17th, 1820 (February 17 1820)BirthElzear-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (died in 1898)
February 17th, 1820 (February 17 1820)BirthHenri Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer (died in 1881)
February 17th, 1819 (February 17 1819)EventThe United States House of Representatives passes the Missouri Compromise.
February 17th, 1816 (February 17 1816)BirthHaller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (died in 1864)
February 17th, 1814 (February 17 1814)EventBattle of Mormans.
February 17th, 1801 (February 17 1801)EventAn electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr is resolved when Jefferson is elected President of the United States and Burr Vice President by the United States House of Representatives.Thomas Jefferson Quotes
February 17th, 1796 (February 17 1796)BirthPhilipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (died in 1866)
February 17th, 1792 (February 17 1792)BirthKarl Ernst von Baer, German biologist (died in 1876)
February 17th, 1781 (February 17 1781)BirthRene Laennec, French physician (died in 1826)
February 17th, 1780 (February 17 1780)DeathAndreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (born in 1706)
February 17th, 1768 (February 17 1768)DeathArthur Onslow, English politician (born in 1691)
February 17th, 1754 (February 17 1754)BirthNicolas Baudin, French explorer (died in 1803)
February 17th, 1753 (February 17 1753)EventFebruary 17 is followed by March 1 as Sweden moves from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar. Julian Quotes
February 17th, 1752 (February 17 1752)BirthFriedrich Maximilian Klinger, German writer (died in 1831)
February 17th, 1732 (February 17 1732)DeathLouis Marchand, French organist and harpsichordist (born in 1669)
February 17th, 1723 (February 17 1723)BirthTobias Mayer, German astronomer (died in 1762)
February 17th, 1718 (February 17 1718)BirthMatthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (died in 1790)
February 17th, 1715 (February 17 1715)DeathAntoine Galland, French archaeologist (born in 1646)
February 17th, 1680 (February 17 1680)DeathDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (born in 1599)
February 17th, 1680 (February 17 1680)DeathJan Swammerdam, Dutch biologist (born in 1637)
February 17th, 1673 (February 17 1673)DeathMoliere, French playwright (born in 1622) Moliere Quotes
February 17th, 1659 (February 17 1659)DeathAbel Servien, French diplomat (born in 1593)
February 17th, 1653 (February 17 1653)BirthArcangelo Corelli, Italian composer (died in 1713)
February 17th, 1646 (February 17 1646)BirthPierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (died in 1714)
February 17th, 1624 (February 17 1624)DeathJuan de Mariana, Spanish historian (born in 1536)
February 17th, 1621 (February 17 1621)EventMyles Standish is appointed as first commander of Plymouth colony.
February 17th, 1609 (February 17 1609)DeathFerdinando I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (born in 1549)
February 17th, 1600 (February 17 1600)EventPhilosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.Giordano Bruno Quotes
February 17th, 1600 (February 17 1600)DeathGiordano Bruno, Italian philosopher (burned at the stake) (born in 1548)Giordano Bruno Quotes
February 17th, 1596 (February 17 1596)DeathFriedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (born in 1536)
February 17th, 1581 (February 17 1581)BirthFausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (died in 1653)
February 17th, 1524 (February 17 1524)BirthCharles of Guise, French cardinal (died in 1574)
February 17th, 1519 (February 17 1519)BirthFrancis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (died in 1563)
February 17th, 1500 (February 17 1500)EventBattle of Hemmingstedt.
February 17th, 1490 (February 17 1490)BirthCharles III, Duke of Bourbon, Constable of France (died in 1527)
February 17th, 1371 (February 17 1371)DeathIvan Alexander of Bulgaria
February 17th, 1339 (February 17 1339)DeathOtto, Duke of Austria (born in 1301)
February 17th, 0440 (February 17 0440)DeathMesrop Mashtots
February 17th, 0364 (February 17 0364)DeathJovian, Roman Emperor

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