Famous Deaths In June - 17
Thursday, 21 September 2023
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 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 On June - 17 jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1565 On June - 17 death of ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
1672 On June - 17 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1694 Death of Philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629) on June - 17.
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1719 Joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 On June - 17 death of prosper Jolyot de CrÃ©billon, French writer (b. 1674)
1775 Death of Major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722) on this day in history.
1797 Death of Aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed on this day in history.
1813 Death of Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726) on June - 17.
1815 On June - 17 hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle
1821 On this day in history death of martÃn Miguel de GÃ¼emes 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 On this day in history gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies
1898 Death of Edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833) on June - 17.
1906 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies on June - 17.
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 Kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies on June - 17.
1938 H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies on June - 17.
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 June - 17.