What Happened on September 5, 1717

Historical Events

Pirate Attack

Britain's King George I issues Proclamation "For Suppressing Pirates in the West Indies", granting pirates who surrender a pardon (re-issued 1718)

1717 Highlights

About September 5, 1717

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 305 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo