On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1717

Historical Events

<b>Pirate</b> AttackPirate Attack

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

King George I
George I

1717 Highlights

About September 5, 1717

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 303 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo