Historical Events For July - 17
Friday, 28 July 2017
0180 On July - 17 christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago
0561 On July - 17 john III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I
0656 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders on July - 17.
1070 On July - 17 boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies
1203 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees on this day in history.
1245 Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time on this day in history.
1345 On this day in history jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched
1393 On July - 17 osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria
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 this day in history.
1473 Charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen on July - 17.
1487 On July - 17 esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 Venice recaptures Padua on this day in history.
1510 Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies on this day in history.
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium on July - 17.
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on this day in history.
1583 On July - 17 spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.
1596 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.
1603 On July - 17 sir Walter Ralegh arrested
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 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 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 On July - 17 johann Schneider, composer