1717

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May 28, 2022

1717 was a free year.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

Jun

Jul

August

August 16 - In the Battle of Belgrade in the Austrian-Turkish War, Prince Eugene of Savoy defeats the Turkish army and captures Belgrade.

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Wikipedia: Unknown date - Voltaire sentenced to one year in the Bastille for his satirical texts. Wikipedia: Unknown date - Spain unites its South American colonies in New Grenada. Wikipedia: Date unknown - Portuguese founded Montevideo in Uruguay. Wikipedia: Unknown date - A rift between George I and his son George II led to the expulsion of George II from the royal house.

Birth

January

January 28 - Mustafa III, Ottoman Sultan († 1774)

May

May 13 - Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary and the Czech Republic

September

November 16 - Jean le Ron d'Alambert, French mathematician and encyclopedist († 1783) November 25 - Alexander Sumarokov, Russian poet and playwright, creator of classical theater in Russia. († 1777)

December

December 27 - Pope Pius VI († 1799)

Deaths

Memorial Days

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