Famous Deaths In June - 17
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0656 On this day in history 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 On June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
1091 On June - 17 dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on this day in history.
1463 On this day in history death of princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436)
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on June - 17.
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 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1694 On this day in history death of philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on June - 17.
1719 Joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1734 On June - 17 duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle
1740 On June - 17 death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
1762 Death of Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (b. 1674) on June - 17.
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 On June - 17 hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle
1821 Death of Martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785) on June - 17.
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 On June - 17 harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1910 On this day in history lady Mosley, biographer, dies
1918 On this day in history derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies
1928 On June - 17 ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies
1936 On June - 17 kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies
1938 On June - 17 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 June - 17.