Historical Events2022-09-06T08:50:34+00:00

Events that happened on August 17:

almanac (ɔːlmənæk)
a book published every year which contains information about events connected with a particular subject or activity, and facts and statistics about that activity.

17-08-1574Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera, military man, explorer, conquistador and Spanish adelantado in South America, dies. He was Corregidor and Justicia Mayor in Potosí, and Governor of Tucumán. He founded the cities of Ica (Peru) and Córdoba de la Nueva Andalucía (Argentina).
17-08-1631Gonzalo Correas, Spanish philologist, priest, Hellenist, grammarian and humanist, dies.

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