Famous Deaths In June - 17
Thursday, 22 April 2021
0656 On June - 17 death of osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On this day in history adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on this day in history.
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 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on June - 17.
1565 On June - 17 death of ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1694 Death of Philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629) on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
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 June - 17.
1762 On June - 17 death of prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (b. 1674)
1775 On this day in history death of major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1797 On June - 17 death of aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed
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 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 Charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49 on June - 17.
1863 On June - 17 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 June - 17.
1928 Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies on this day in history.
1936 Kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies on this day in history.
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 June - 17 johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78