On This Day🌄 November17

1292 – John Balliol was chosen to be King of Scots over Robert de Brus.

1796 – French Revolutionary Wars: French forces defeated the Austrians at the Battle of Arcole in a manoeuvre to cut the latter's line of retreat.

1839 – Giuseppe Verdi's first opera Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio, was first …

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