Famous Deaths In June - 17
Saturday, 14 December 2019
0656 Death of Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on this day in history.
0676 On this day in history adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 On this day in history leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
1091 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on June - 17.
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on this day in history.
1463 Death of Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436) on June - 17.
1501 On June - 17 jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1565 On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
1672 On June - 17 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1694 On June - 17 death of philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1719 On this day in history joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47
1734 On this day in history duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle
1740 Death of Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) on this day in history.
1762 On this day in history death of prosper Jolyot de CrĂ©billon, French writer (b. 1674)
1775 On this day in history death of major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1797 On this day in history 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 On this day in history hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle
1821 On June - 17 death of martĂn Miguel de GĂĽemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
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 On this day in history isham W Garrott, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1885 On June - 17 gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies
1898 On June - 17 death of edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833)
1906 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history lady Mosley, biographer, dies
1918 Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies on this day in history.
1928 Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies on this day in history.
1936 On June - 17 kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies
1938 H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies on this day in history.
1939 Death of Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France on June - 17.
1941 On this day in history johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78