Famous Deaths In June - 17
Saturday, 28 March 2020
0656 On June - 17 death of osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On June - 17 adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
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 On June - 17 death of princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436)
1501 On this day in history jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1565 Death of Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536) on June - 17.
1672 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1694 Death of Philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629) on this day in history.
1696 On June - 17 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 Death of Prosper Jolyot de CrĂ©billon, French writer (b. 1674) on this day in history.
1775 On June - 17 death of major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1797 Death of Aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed on this day in history.
1813 On this day in history death of charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726)
1815 Hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle on this day in history.
1821 Death of MartĂn Miguel de GĂĽemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785) on this day in history.
1858 On this day in history death of rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828)
1862 Charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49 on June - 17.
1863 On this day in history isham W Garrott, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1885 Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies on this day in history.
1898 Death of Edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833) on this day in history.
1906 On June - 17 harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1910 On this day in history lady Mosley, biographer, dies
1918 Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies
1936 On this day in history kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies
1938 On this day in history h V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies
1939 On June - 17 death of eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France
1941 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78 on this day in history.