1617 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1580s  1590s  1600s  – 1610s –  1620s  1630s  1640s
Years: 1614 1615 161616171618 1619 1620

Year 1617 (MDCXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

Events

January–June

  • February 27 – The Treaty of Stolbovo ends the Ingrian War between Sweden and Russia. Sweden gains Ingria and Kexholm.

July–December

Date unknown

  • At least seven women are sentenced to death by burning for witchcraft at the Finspång witch trial in Sweden.
  • Giambattista Andreini's play The Penitent Magdalene is published in Mantua.

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