Famous Deaths In June - 17
Thursday, 11 August 2022
0656 Death of Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on June - 17.
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on June - 17.
0855 On June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
1091 On June - 17 dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
1119 On this day in history boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies
1463 On this day in history death of princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436)
1501 On June - 17 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 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 this day in history.
1719 On this day in history joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47
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 June - 17.
1762 Death of Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (b. 1674) on this day in history.
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 Death of Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726) on June - 17.
1815 Hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle on this day in history.
1821 On this day in history death of martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
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 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 On June - 17 death of edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833)
1906 On June - 17 harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1910 Lady Mosley, biographer, dies on June - 17.
1918 On this day in history derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies
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 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 this day in history.
1941 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78 on this day in history.