On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1711

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles VI becomes Holy Roman Emperor after the death of his brother Joseph I

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1705-11), dies of smallpox at 32
1711 Highlights

About April 17, 1711

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 309 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries