Historical Events For July - 17
Friday, 24 November 2017
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 July - 17.
0656 On this day in history uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated.
0855 On this day in history st Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0924 On July - 17 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
0924 On July - 17 edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies
1025 Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1054 On July - 17 emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king
1070 On July - 17 arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders
1070 Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies on July - 17.
1203 On this day in history venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees
1245 On July - 17 pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time
1345 On July - 17 jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched
1393 Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria on July - 17.
1429 On this day in history dauphin crowned king of France
1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops on July - 17.
1453 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on July - 17.
1473 On July - 17 charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 Esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah on July - 17.
1509 Venice recaptures Padua on this day in history.
1510 Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies on July - 17.
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium on July - 17.
1552 On July - 17 siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on this day in history.
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I on July - 17.
1596 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on July - 17.
1603 Sir Walter Ralegh arrested on this day in history.
1627 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67 on July - 17.
1645 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1674 Isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican) on this day in history.
1682 On July - 17 johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29
1686 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 on July - 17.
1695 On this day in history establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates.
1702 Johann Schneider, composer on July - 17.