On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1717

Famous Deaths

  • John King, youngest known pirate (joined crew of pirate Samuel Bellamy ), lost in a shipwreck at sea aged 10 or 11
  • Samuel Bellamy "Black Sam", English pirate (ship Whydah Gally) lost in a storm at sea at 28
1717 Highlights

About April 26, 1717

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 304 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus