On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1720

Famous Deaths

BattleCalico 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

Pirate Calico Jack
Calico Jack

1720 Highlights

About November 17, 1720

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 300 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio