Wed, February 22, 2017 | 06:07

Today is Wednesday, February 22, the 53rd day of 2017. There are 312 days left in the year.

1349 — Jews are expelled from Zurich Switzerland

1495 —French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim the crown

1561 — William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais

1630 — Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving

1656 — New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site

1746 — French troops conquer Brussels

1746 — Jakobijnse troops vacate Aberdeen

1774 — English House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright

1775 — Jews expelled from outskirts of Warsaw Poland