On This Day in History for January 17

Events in History

  • 1287 King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca
  • 1377 Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon

Weddings in History

  • 38 BC Roman Republican Leader Octavian, later Augustus 1st Roman Emperor, weds Livia Drusilla
  • 1955 American murderer Charles Manson (20) weds American waitress Rosalie Jean Willis (17); divorce in 1958

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