Historical Events For July - 17
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0180 On July - 17 christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago
0561 John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I on this day in history.
0656 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on July - 17.
0855 On July - 17 st Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0924 Edward the Elder of Wessex and Mercia dies and is succeeded by his son Athelstan, 29, who will reign until 940, continuing his father's conquest of the Danelaw north of the Thames-Lea line from the Vikings who have been in Britain since 787 on this day in history.
0924 On this day in history edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies
1025 On July - 17 boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies
1054 Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king on this day in history.
1070 On July - 17 arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders
1070 On July - 17 boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies
1203 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees on July - 17.
1245 Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time on this day in history.
1345 On July - 17 jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched
1393 On this day in history osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria
1429 Dauphin crowned king of France on July - 17.
1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops on this day in history.
1453 On July - 17 john Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
1473 On this day in history charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 On July - 17 esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 On July - 17 venice recaptures Padua
1510 On July - 17 edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies
1549 On July - 17 jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on this day in history.
1583 On this day in history spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.
1596 On July - 17 at 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
1603 Sir Walter Ralegh arrested on July - 17.
1627 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
1645 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1674 On July - 17 isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)
1682 On July - 17 johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29
1686 On this day in history a meeting takes place at Lüneburg between several Protestant powers in order to discuss the formation of an 'evangelical' league of defence, called the 'Confederatio Militiae Evangelicae', against the Catholic League.
1695 Establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates on this day in history.
1702 Johann Schneider, composer on July - 17.