Historical Events For July - 17
Sunday, 24 September 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 On July - 17 uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated.
0855 On this day in history 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 Edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies on July - 17.
1025 Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on July - 17.
1054 On July - 17 emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king
1070 Arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders on this day in history.
1070 Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies on this day in history.
1203 On this day in history venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees
1245 Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time on this day in history.
1345 Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched on this day in history.
1393 On this day in history 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 July - 17.
1473 On July - 17 charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 On July - 17 esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 On this day in history venice recaptures Padua
1510 On this day in history edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies
1549 On July - 17 jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
1552 On July - 17 siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on July - 17.
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 July - 17.
1603 Sir Walter Ralegh arrested on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
1645 On July - 17 robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician
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 July - 17 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 July - 17.
1702 On July - 17 johann Schneider, composer