Template:On this day/November 17
- 1698 – Presidio Santa María de Galve: Juan Jordán de Reina arrived in Pensacola Bay.
- 1925 – Frank Dent Sanders died.
- 1953 – The East Pensacola Heights area was annexed by referendum into the City of Pensacola.
- 1954 – Evelyn C. Maxwell died.
- 2000 – Gary Bergosh was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the Escambia County School Board seat vacated by Hal Mason's death.