Template:On this day/17 November
- 1292 – John Balliol acomes Keeng o Scotland.
- 1558 – Elizabethan era begins: Queen Mary I o Ingland dees an is succeedit bi her hauf-sister Elizabeth I o Ingland. (picturt)
- 1777 – Airticles o Confederation (Unitit States) are submittit tae the states for ratification.
- 1869 – In Egyp, the Suez Canaul, airtin the Mediterranean Sea wi the Reid Sea, is inauguratit.
- 1989 – Cauld War: Velvet Revolution begins: In Czechoslovakie, a student demonstration in Prague is quelled bi riot polis. This causes an uprisin aimed at owerthrawin the communist govrenment (it succeeds on 29 December).
Vespasian (b. 9 AD) · Catherine the Great (d. 1796) · Rachel McAdams (b. 1978)