Famous Deaths In June - 17
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0656 On June - 17 death of osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on this day in history.
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on this day in history.
1091 On this day in history dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
1119 On June - 17 boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies
1463 Death of Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436) on this day in history.
1501 On this day in history jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1565 Death of Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536) on this day in history.
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on June - 17.
1694 On this day in history death of philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
1696 On this day in history jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
1719 Joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47 on June - 17.
1734 Duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle on this day in history.
1740 Death of Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) on this day in history.
1762 On June - 17 death of prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (b. 1674)
1775 Death of Major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722) on this day in history.
1797 On June - 17 death of aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed
1813 Death of Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726) on this day in history.
1815 Hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle on June - 17.
1821 Death of Martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785) on this day in history.
1858 On June - 17 death of rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828)
1862 On June - 17 charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49
1863 Isham W Garrott, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle on June - 17.
1885 Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies on June - 17.
1898 Death of Edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833) on June - 17.
1906 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies on this day in history.
1910 Lady Mosley, biographer, dies on this day in history.
1918 On June - 17 derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies
1928 On June - 17 ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies
1936 Kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies on this day in history.
1938 On June - 17 h V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies
1939 On this day in history death of eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France
1941 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78 on this day in history.