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March 17th, 2045 (March 17 2045)EventIn his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger in the Battle of Munda.Julius Caesar Quotes
March 17th, 2045 (March 17 2045)DeathTitus Labienus, Roman leader
March 17th, 2008 (March 17 2008)EventNew York State Governor Eliot Spitzer resigns after a scandal involving a high-end prostitute. David Paterson becomes acting New York State governor.
March 17th, 2008 (March 17 2008)DeathRoland Arnall, U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands (born in 1939)
March 17th, 2007 (March 17 2007)DeathJohn Backus, American computer scientist (born in 1924)
March 17th, 2007 (March 17 2007)DeathRoger Bennett, American Southern Gospel performer (born in 1959)
March 17th, 2007 (March 17 2007)DeathJim Cronin, Animal welfare campaigner and founder of Monkey World in Dorset, Englandied in (born in 1951)
March 17th, 2006 (March 17 2006)DeathBob Blue, American singer/songwriter (born in 1948)
March 17th, 2006 (March 17 2006)DeathOleg Cassini, American fashion designer (born in 1913)
March 17th, 2006 (March 17 2006)DeathRay Meyer, American basketball coach (born in 1913)
March 17th, 2006 (March 17 2006)DeathBob Papenbrook, American voice actor (born in 1955)
March 17th, 2005 (March 17 2005)DeathGeorge F. Kennan, American Cold War strategist and historian (born in 1904)George F. Kennan Quotes
March 17th, 2005 (March 17 2005)DeathAndre Norton, American writer (born in 1912)
March 17th, 2004 (March 17 2004)EventUnrest in Kosovo results in more than 22 killed, 200 wounded, and the destruction of 35 Serb Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Belgrade and Nis.
March 17th, 2004 (March 17 2004)DeathJ. J. Jackson, American television personality (born in 1941)
March 17th, 2003 (March 17 2003)EventBritish Cabinet Minister Robin Cook, resigns over government plans for the war with Iraq.
March 17th, 2003 (March 17 2003)DeathSu Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (born in 1902)
March 17th, 2002 (March 17 2002)DeathRosetta LeNoire, American actress (born in 1911)
March 17th, 2002 (March 17 2002)DeathPat Weaver, American broadcast executive (born in 1908)
March 17th, 2000 (March 17 2000)EventThe 800+ deaths of members of the Ugandan cult Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is considered to be a mass murder and suicide orchestrated by leaders of the cult.
March 17th, 1999 (March 17 1999)DeathErnest Gold, Austrian composer (born in 1921)
March 17th, 1999 (March 17 1999)DeathRod Hull, British comedian (born in 1936)
March 17th, 1996 (March 17 1996)DeathRene Clement, French film director and screenwriter (born in 1913)
March 17th, 1996 (March 17 1996)DeathTerry Stafford, American singer (born in 1941)
March 17th, 1995 (March 17 1995)DeathRonnie Kray, British gangster (born in 1933)
March 17th, 1995 (March 17 1995)DeathRick Aviles, American actor (born in 1952)
March 17th, 1994 (March 17 1994)DeathMai Zetterling, Swedish actress and director (born in 1925)
March 17th, 1993 (March 17 1993)DeathHelen Hayes, American actress (born in 1900)Helen Hayes Quotes
March 17th, 1992 (March 17 1992)EventA suicide car-bomb kills 29 and injures 242 at the Israeli Embassy attack in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
March 17th, 1992 (March 17 1992)DeathGrace Stafford, American actress (born in 1903)
March 17th, 1990 (March 17 1990)DeathCapucine, French actress (born in 1931)
March 17th, 1990 (March 17 1990)DeathRic Grech, British bass player (Blind FaithTraffic) (born in 1946)
March 17th, 1989 (March 17 1989)DeathMerritt Butrick, American actor (born in 1959)
March 17th, 1988 (March 17 1988)EventA Colombian Boeing 727 jetliner, Avianca Flight 410, crashes into a mountainside near the Venezuelan border killing 143.
March 17th, 1988 (March 17 1988)EventEritrean War of Independence: The Nadew Command, an Ethiopian army corps in Eritrea, is attacked on three sides by military units of the Eritrean People s Liberation Front (EPLF) in the opening action of the Battle of Afabet.
March 17th, 1988 (March 17 1988)DeathNikolas Asimos, Greek counter-culture composer and singer (born in 1949)
March 17th, 1987 (March 17 1987)DeathSanto Trafficante, Jr., American gangster (born in 1914)
March 17th, 1986 (March 17 1986)BirthOlesya Rulin, American actress
March 17th, 1985 (March 17 1985)EventSerial killer Richard Ramirez, the "Night Stalker", commits his first two murders in Los Angeles, California murder spree.
March 17th, 1983 (March 17 1983)DeathHaldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (born in 1903)
March 17th, 1982 (March 17 1982)BirthSteven Pienaar, South African footballer
March 17th, 1981 (March 17 1981)BirthKyle Korver, American Basketball Player
March 17th, 1981 (March 17 1981)DeathPaul Dean, American baseball player (born in 1913)
March 17th, 1980 (March 17 1980)BirthDanny Califf, American soccer player
March 17th, 1979 (March 17 1979)EventThe Penmanshiel Tunnel collapses during engineering works, killing two workers.
March 17th, 1979 (March 17 1979)BirthAndrew Ference, Canadian ice hockey player
March 17th, 1979 (March 17 1979)BirthSamoa Joe, Samoan professional wrestler
March 17th, 1979 (March 17 1979)BirthStormy Daniels, American pornographic actress
March 17th, 1978 (March 17 1978)BirthAdam Jennings, British actor, producer and film director
March 17th, 1976 (March 17 1976)BirthStephen Gately, Irish singer, musician, and actor (Boyzone)
March 17th, 1976 (March 17 1976)BirthBrittany Daniel, American actress
March 17th, 1976 (March 17 1976)BirthCynthia Daniel, American actress and photographer
March 17th, 1976 (March 17 1976)BirthAlvaro Recoba, Uruguayan footballer
March 17th, 1976 (March 17 1976)BirthScott Downs, American baseball player
March 17th, 1976 (March 17 1976)DeathLuchino Visconti, Italian director (born in 1906)
March 17th, 1975 (March 17 1975)EventThe Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad enter third and final bankruptcy, and William M. Gibbons selected as receiver and trustee for the railroad.
March 17th, 1975 (March 17 1975)BirthJustin Hawkins, British singer (The Darkness)
March 17th, 1975 (March 17 1975)BirthAndrew "Test" Martin, Canadian professional wrestler
March 17th, 1975 (March 17 1975)BirthNatalie Zea, American actress
March 17th, 1974 (March 17 1974)BirthMarisa Coughlan, American actress
March 17th, 1974 (March 17 1974)BirthMark Dolan, TV show host
March 17th, 1974 (March 17 1974)DeathLouis Kahn, American architect
March 17th, 1973 (March 17 1973)EventThe Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph Burst of Joy is taken, depicting a former prisoner of war being reunited with his family.
March 17th, 1973 (March 17 1973)BirthRico Blanco, Filipino singer (Rivermaya)
March 17th, 1973 (March 17 1973)BirthCaroline Corr, Irish singer and musician
March 17th, 1973 (March 17 1973)BirthVance Wilson, American baseball player
March 17th, 1973 (March 17 1973)BirthJerome Woods, American Football player for the Kansas City Chiefs
March 17th, 1972 (March 17 1972)BirthMelissa Auf der Maur, Canadian musician
March 17th, 1972 (March 17 1972)BirthMarc Gunn, poet, podcaster, and Celtic musician (Brobdingnagian Bards)
March 17th, 1972 (March 17 1972)BirthMia Hamm, American soccer player
March 17th, 1971 (March 17 1971)BirthBill Mueller, American baseball player
March 17th, 1970 (March 17 1970)EventMy Lai massacre: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident.
March 17th, 1970 (March 17 1970)BirthGene Ween, American Musician (Ween)
March 17th, 1970 (March 17 1970)BirthYanic Truesdale, Canadian actor
March 17th, 1969 (March 17 1969)EventGolda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel.Golda Meir Quotes
March 17th, 1969 (March 17 1969)BirthMathew St. Patrick, American actor
March 17th, 1969 (March 17 1969)BirthAlexander McQueen, British fashion designer
March 17th, 1967 (March 17 1967)BirthBilly Corgan, American musician (Smashing Pumpkins)Billy Corgan Quotes
March 17th, 1967 (March 17 1967)BirthBarry Minkow, American religious leader and ex-convict (fraud)
March 17th, 1966 (March 17 1966)EventOff the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean, the Alvin submarine finds a missing American hydrogen bomb.
March 17th, 1966 (March 17 1966)BirthJeremy Sheffield, English actor
March 17th, 1965 (March 17 1965)DeathAmos Alonzo Stagg, American football coach, player, and innovator (born in 1862)
March 17th, 1964 (March 17 1964)BirthRob Lowe, American actor
March 17th, 1964 (March 17 1964)BirthLee Dixon, English footballer
March 17th, 1964 (March 17 1964)BirthJacques Songo o, Cameroonian footballer
March 17th, 1963 (March 17 1963)BirthNick Peros, Canadian composer
March 17th, 1963 (March 17 1963)BirthAlex Fong Chung-Sun, Chinese actor
March 17th, 1962 (March 17 1962)BirthClare Grogan, Scottish actress-singer
March 17th, 1962 (March 17 1962)BirthAnk Bijleveld-Schouten, Dutch politician
March 17th, 1961 (March 17 1961)BirthCasey Siemaszko, American actor
March 17th, 1961 (March 17 1961)BirthDana Reeve, American actress and activist (died in 2006)
March 17th, 1961 (March 17 1961)BirthAndrew Paul, English actor
March 17th, 1961 (March 17 1961)DeathSusanna M. Salter, Mayor of Argonia, Kansas (born in 1860)
March 17th, 1960 (March 17 1960)EventU.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program that will ultimately lead to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
March 17th, 1960 (March 17 1960)BirthArye Gross, American actor
March 17th, 1959 (March 17 1959)EventTenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India. Tenzin Gyatso Quotes
March 17th, 1959 (March 17 1959)BirthDanny Ainge, American basketball player and coach
March 17th, 1959 (March 17 1959)BirthChristian Clemenson, American actor
March 17th, 1958 (March 17 1958)EventThe United States launches the Vanguard 1 satellite.
March 17th, 1958 (March 17 1958)BirthPat Bolland, Canadian Broadcaster
March 17th, 1957 (March 17 1957)EventA plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.
March 17th, 1957 (March 17 1957)BirthMal Donaghy, Northern Irish footballer
March 17th, 1957 (March 17 1957)BirthMichael Kelly, American journalist (died in 2003)
March 17th, 1957 (March 17 1957)DeathRamon Magsaysay, President of the Philippines (born in 1907)
March 17th, 1956 (March 17 1956)BirthPatrick McDonnell, American cartoonist
March 17th, 1956 (March 17 1956)DeathFred Allen, American actor and comedian (born in 1894)Fred Allen Quotes
March 17th, 1956 (March 17 1956)DeathIrene Joliot-Curie, French physicist, Nobel laureate (born in 1897)
March 17th, 1955 (March 17 1955)BirthGary Sinise, American actor
March 17th, 1955 (March 17 1955)BirthCynthia McKinney, American politician
March 17th, 1954 (March 17 1954)BirthLesley-Anne Down, English actress
March 17th, 1953 (March 17 1953)BirthFilemon Lagman, Filipino communist revolutionary (died in 2001)
March 17th, 1953 (March 17 1953)BirthChuck Muncie, American former football running back
March 17th, 1952 (March 17 1952)BirthNikos Xydakis, Greek musician and composer
March 17th, 1951 (March 17 1951)BirthDonald Findlay, Scottish lawyer
March 17th, 1951 (March 17 1951)BirthScott Gorham, American musician (Thin Lizzy)
March 17th, 1951 (March 17 1951)BirthKurt Russell, American actor
March 17th, 1951 (March 17 1951)BirthCraig Ramsay, Canadian ice hockey player
March 17th, 1950 (March 17 1950)EventUniversity of California, Berkeley researchers announce the creation of element 98, which they name "Californium".
March 17th, 1950 (March 17 1950)BirthPatrick Adams, American record producer and songwriter
March 17th, 1949 (March 17 1949)BirthPatrick Duffy, American actor
March 17th, 1949 (March 17 1949)BirthPat Rice, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
March 17th, 1949 (March 17 1949)BirthDaniel Lavoie, French Canadian singer and songwriter
March 17th, 1949 (March 17 1949)DeathAleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (born in 1882)
March 17th, 1948 (March 17 1948)EventBenelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the NATO Agreement.
March 17th, 1948 (March 17 1948)BirthWilliam Gibson, American writer
March 17th, 1948 (March 17 1948)BirthAlex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
March 17th, 1947 (March 17 1947)BirthJames Morrow, American author
March 17th, 1947 (March 17 1947)BirthJan Andersson, Swedish politician
March 17th, 1947 (March 17 1947)BirthYury Chernavsky, Russian-born Composer and Producer
March 17th, 1946 (March 17 1946)DeathDai Li, Chinese spymaster (born in 1897)
March 17th, 1945 (March 17 1945)EventThe Ludendorff Bridge in Remagen, Germany collapses, ten days after its capture.
March 17th, 1945 (March 17 1945)BirthElis Regina, Brazilian singer (died in 1982)
March 17th, 1945 (March 17 1945)BirthMichael Hayden, General USAF, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
March 17th, 1945 (March 17 1945)BirthKatri Helena, Finnish singer
March 17th, 1944 (March 17 1944)BirthPattie Boyd, British photographer and model
March 17th, 1944 (March 17 1944)BirthCito Gaston, American baseball player and manager
March 17th, 1944 (March 17 1944)BirthJohn Sebastian, American singer and songwriter
March 17th, 1942 (March 17 1942)EventHolocaust: The first Jews from the Lviv Ghetto (western Ukraine) are gassed at the Belzec death camp (eastern Poland).
March 17th, 1942 (March 17 1942)BirthJohn Wayne Gacy, American serial killer (died in 1994)
March 17th, 1942 (March 17 1942)BirthDimitris Poulikakos, Greek composer, singer and actor
March 17th, 1941 (March 17 1941)EventIn Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
March 17th, 1941 (March 17 1941)BirthPaul Kantner, American musician (Jefferson Airplane)
March 17th, 1941 (March 17 1941)BirthWang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese politicianAn Wang Quotes
March 17th, 1941 (March 17 1941)DeathMarguerite Nichols, American actress (born in 1895)
March 17th, 1940 (March 17 1940)BirthMark White, American politician
March 17th, 1939 (March 17 1939)EventSino-Japanese War (1937-1945): The Battle of Nanchang between the Kuomintang and the Japanese breaks out.
March 17th, 1939 (March 17 1939)BirthJim Gary, American sculptor (died in 2006)
March 17th, 1939 (March 17 1939)BirthRobin Knox-Johnston, British Yachtsman
March 17th, 1938 (March 17 1938)BirthRudolf Nureyev, Russian-born dancer and choreographer (died in 1993)
March 17th, 1938 (March 17 1938)BirthKeith Michael Patrick O Brien, Northern Irish clergyman
March 17th, 1938 (March 17 1938)BirthZola Taylor, American singer (The Platters) (died in 2007)
March 17th, 1937 (March 17 1937)BirthAdam Wade, American singer and actor
March 17th, 1937 (March 17 1937)DeathAusten Chamberlain, English statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1863)
March 17th, 1936 (March 17 1936)BirthLadislav Kupkovic, Slovakian composer
March 17th, 1936 (March 17 1936)BirthKen Mattingly, American astronaut
March 17th, 1932 (March 17 1932)BirthDonald N. Langenberg, American physicist
March 17th, 1931 (March 17 1931)BirthDavid Peakall, British scientist (died in 2001)
March 17th, 1930 (March 17 1930)BirthJames Irwin, American astronaut (died in 1991)
March 17th, 1928 (March 17 1928)BirthWilliam John McKeag, Canadian politician (died in 2007)
March 17th, 1926 (March 17 1926)BirthSiegfried Lenz, German writer
March 17th, 1926 (March 17 1926)DeathAleksei Brusilov, Russian general (born in 1853)
March 17th, 1925 (March 17 1925)BirthGabriele Ferzetti, Italian film and stage actor
March 17th, 1922 (March 17 1922)BirthSheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding Leader of Bangladesh (died in 1975)
March 17th, 1921 (March 17 1921)EventThe Second Republic of Poland adopts the March Constitution.
March 17th, 1919 (March 17 1919)BirthNat King Cole, American singer (died in 1965)
March 17th, 1917 (March 17 1917)EventDelta Phi Epsilon is founded at New York University Law School.
March 17th, 1917 (March 17 1917)DeathFranz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (born in 1838) Philo Quotes
March 17th, 1916 (March 17 1916)BirthRay Ellington, British singer (died in 1985)
March 17th, 1915 (March 17 1915)BirthHenry Bumstead, American art director (died in 2006)
March 17th, 1914 (March 17 1914)BirthSammy Baugh, American football player
March 17th, 1913 (March 17 1913)EventThe Uruguayan Air Force is founded.
March 17th, 1912 (March 17 1912)BirthBayard Rustin, American civil rights activist (died in 1987)
March 17th, 1912 (March 17 1912)DeathLawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (born in 1880)
March 17th, 1910 (March 17 1910)EventLuther Gulick and his wife Charlotte found Camp Fire Girls (now Camp Fire USA) (formally announced in 1912).
March 17th, 1908 (March 17 1908)BirthBrigitte Helm, German actress (died in 1996)
March 17th, 1907 (March 17 1907)BirthSonny Werblin, former owner of the New York Jets (died in 1991)
March 17th, 1906 (March 17 1906)EventThe Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity is founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
March 17th, 1902 (March 17 1902)BirthBobby Jones, American golfer (died in 1971)
March 17th, 1901 (March 17 1901)EventA showing of seventy-one Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, 11 years after his death, creates a sensation.Vincent Van Gogh Quotes
March 17th, 1901 (March 17 1901)BirthAlfred Newman, American film composer (died in 1970)
March 17th, 1897 (March 17 1897)BirthJozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (died in 1970)
March 17th, 1894 (March 17 1894)BirthPaul Green, American writer (died in 1981)
March 17th, 1893 (March 17 1893)DeathJules Ferry, French statesman (born in 1832)
March 17th, 1892 (March 17 1892)BirthBenjamin Drake Van Wissen, Australian Engineer (died in 1984)
March 17th, 1888 (March 17 1888)BirthPaul Ramadier, French politician (died in 1961)
March 17th, 1886 (March 17 1886)BirthPrincess Patricia of Connaught, British princess (died in 1974)
March 17th, 1884 (March 17 1884)BirthAlcide Nunez, American jazz clarinetist (died in 1934)
March 17th, 1883 (March 17 1883)BirthUrmuz, Romanian writer (died in 1923)
March 17th, 1881 (March 17 1881)BirthWalter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1973)Rudolf Hess Quotes
March 17th, 1880 (March 17 1880)BirthSir Patrick Hastings, British barrister (died in 1952)
March 17th, 1880 (March 17 1880)BirthLawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (died in 1912)
March 17th, 1875 (March 17 1875)DeathFerdinand Laub, Czech violinist (born in 1832)
March 17th, 1870 (March 17 1870)BirthHorace Donisthorpe, British entomologist (died in 1951) Horace Quotes
March 17th, 1866 (March 17 1866)BirthPierce Butler, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (died in 1939)
March 17th, 1862 (March 17 1862)BirthSilvio Gesell, Belgian economist (died in 1930)
March 17th, 1861 (March 17 1861)EventThe Kingdom of Italy (1861-1946) is proclaimed.
March 17th, 1856 (March 17 1856)BirthMikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (died in 1910)
March 17th, 1853 (March 17 1853)DeathChristian Doppler, Austrian physician and mathematician (born in 1803)
March 17th, 1849 (March 17 1849)DeathWilliam II of the Netherlands (born in 1792)
March 17th, 1846 (March 17 1846)BirthKate Greenaway, English children s author and illustrator (died in 1901)
March 17th, 1846 (March 17 1846)DeathFriedrich Bessel, German mathematician and astronomer (born in 1784)
March 17th, 1845 (March 17 1845)EventThe rubber band is patented.
March 17th, 1834 (March 17 1834)BirthGottlieb Daimler, German engineer and inventor (died in 1900)
March 17th, 1830 (March 17 1830)DeathLaurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (born in 1764)
March 17th, 1820 (March 17 1820)BirthJean Ingelow, English poet (died in 1897)Jean Ingelow Quotes
March 17th, 1805 (March 17 1805)EventThe Italian Republic, with Napoleon as president, becomes the Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King.
March 17th, 1804 (March 17 1804)BirthJim Bridger, American trapper and explorer (died in 1881)
March 17th, 1787 (March 17 1787)BirthEdmund Kean, English actor (died in 1833)
March 17th, 1782 (March 17 1782)DeathDaniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (born in 1700)
March 17th, 1781 (March 17 1781)BirthEbenezer Elliott, British Poet. Know as the "Corn Law Rhymer " (died in 1849)
March 17th, 1780 (March 17 1780)BirthThomas Chalmers, Scottish pastor, social reformer, author, and scientist (died in 1847)
March 17th, 1777 (March 17 1777)BirthRoger Brooke Taney, 5th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (died in 1864)
March 17th, 1776 (March 17 1776)EventAmerican Revolution: British forces evacuate Boston, Massachusetts after George Washington and Henry Knox place artillery overlooking the city.George Washington Quotes
March 17th, 1764 (March 17 1764)DeathGeorge Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, English astronomer
March 17th, 1756 (March 17 1756)EventSt. Patrick s Day is celebrated in New York City for the first time (at the Crown and Thistle Tavern).
March 17th, 1741 (March 17 1741)DeathJean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet (born in 1671)
March 17th, 1725 (March 17 1725)BirthLachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (died in 1806)
March 17th, 1715 (March 17 1715)DeathGilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (born in 1643)
March 17th, 1713 (March 17 1713)DeathJuraj Janosik, famous Slovak outlaw [born in 1688)
March 17th, 1704 (March 17 1704)DeathMenno van Coehoorn, Dutch military engineer (born in 1641)
March 17th, 1680 (March 17 1680)DeathFrancois de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (born in 1613)Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
March 17th, 1676 (March 17 1676)BirthThomas Boston, Scottish church leader (died in 1732)
March 17th, 1649 (March 17 1649)DeathGabriel Lallemant, French Jesuit missionary, one of the Canadian Martyrs (born in 1610)
March 17th, 1640 (March 17 1640)DeathPhilip Massinger, English dramatist (born in 1583)Philip Massinger Quotes
March 17th, 1628 (March 17 1628)BirthFrancois Girardon, French sculptor (died in 1715)
March 17th, 1565 (March 17 1565)DeathAlexander Ales, Scottish theologian (born in 1500)
March 17th, 1516 (March 17 1516)DeathGiuliano di Lorenzo de Medici, ruler of Florence (born in 1478)
March 17th, 1473 (March 17 1473)BirthKing James IV of Scotland (died in 1513)
March 17th, 1425 (March 17 1425)DeathAshikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (born in 1407)
March 17th, 1337 (March 17 1337)EventEdward, the Black Prince is made Duke of Cornwall, the first Duchy made in England.
March 17th, 1272 (March 17 1272)DeathEmperor Go-Saga of Japan (born in 1220)
March 17th, 1231 (March 17 1231)BirthEmperor Shijo of Japan (died in 1242)
March 17th, 1199 (March 17 1199)DeathJocelin, bishop of Glasgow
March 17th, 1058 (March 17 1058)DeathKing Lulach I of Scotland
March 17th, 1040 (March 17 1040)DeathHarold Harefoot, King of England
March 17th, 0659 (March 17 0659)DeathGertrude of Nivelles, Belgian abbess
March 17th, 0493 (March 17 0493)Death461 or Saint Patrick, patron saint of IrelandSaint Patrick Quotes
March 17th, 0180 (March 17 0180)EventMarcus Aurelius dies. Commodus is now the only emperor of the Roman Empire. Marcus Aurelius Quotes
March 17th, 0180 (March 17 0180)DeathMarcus Aurelius, Roman emperor (born in 121) Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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