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Born on Sunday August 15, 1717
Died on Sunday August 15, 1717



Born on August 15

Died on August 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1717
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Johannes
  6. Petrus
  7. Jacob
  8. Willem
  9. Jean
  10. Hendrik
  11. Pierre
  12. Gerrit
  13. Johann
  14. Jacobus
  15. Dirk
  16. Henricus
Names that were popular for girls in 1717
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Cornelia
  6. Neeltje
  7. Johanna
  8. Joanna
  9. Elisabeth
  10. Jannetje
  11. Trijntje
  12. Anne
  13. Grietje
  14. Jeanne
  15. Adriana
  16. Petronella

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1717
  •  This page is only available in Dutch.
    Van 1702 tot 1747 kende Nederland (ookwel Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden) zijn Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk.
  • January 4 » The Netherlands, Great Britain, and France sign the Triple Alliance in an attempt to maintain the Treaty of Utrecht; Britain having signed a preliminary alliance with France on November 28 (November 17, 1716).
  • March 2 » The Loves of Mars and Venus is the first ballet performed in England.
  • March 31 » A sermon on "The Nature of the Kingdom of Christ" by Benjamin Hoadly, the Bishop of Bangor, preached in the presence of King George I of Great Britain, provokes the Bangorian Controversy.
  • June 24 » The Premier Grand Lodge of England is founded in London, the first Masonic Grand Lodge in the world (now the United Grand Lodge of England).
  • August 22 » Spanish troops land on Sardinia.
  • September 29 » An earthquake strikes Antigua Guatemala, destroying much of the city's architecture.
Weather August 15, 1717

Source: KNMI