On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1521

Historical Events

  • Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478)
1521 Highlights

About May 17, 1521

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 499 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus