Category: This Day In History May 17

Categories: This Day In History May


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This Day in History for May 17

Historic Events:

1536: Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn annulled.

1590: Anne of Denmark crowned Queen of Scotland

1808: Papal States annexed by Napoleon I

Famous Birthdays:
1443: Edmund, Earl of Rutland

1956: Sugar Ray Leonard (boxer)

Famous Deaths:
1521: Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham. Executed.

1536: George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford. Executed.

1727: Catherine I of Russia


Person Profiles (7)

abt 1501 Blickling Hall, Blickling, Norfolk, England - 19 May 1536 photo
abt 1504 Blickling Hall, Norfolk, England - 17 May 1536 photo
17 May 1864 Fettercairn,Kincardine,Scotland - 13 Feb 1929 photo
17 May 1917 Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States - 13 Jul 1994
03 Feb 1478 Brecon Castle, Powys, Wales - 17 May 1521 photo
11 Mar 1903 Strasburg, North Dakota, United States - 17 May 1992 photo
17 May 1443 Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France - 30 Dec 1460




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