On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1720

Famous Deaths

ExecutionCalico Jack

Calico Jack [John Rackham], English pirate captain who operated in the Bahamas and Cuba, executed for piracy by hanging in Port Royal at 37

1720 Highlights

About November 17, 1720

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 301 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio