Famous Deaths In June - 17
Sunday, 05 July 2020
0656 Death of Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on this day in history.
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 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on this day in history.
1119 On June - 17 boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies
1463 Death of Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436) on this day in history.
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on June - 17.
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 this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1694 On this day in history death of philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
1696 On June - 17 jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
1719 On June - 17 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 this day in history.
1762 Death of Prosper Jolyot de CrĂ©billon, French writer (b. 1674) on this day in history.
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 this day in history hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle
1821 On June - 17 death of martĂn Miguel de GĂĽemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
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 this day in history.
1863 On June - 17 isham W Garrott, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
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 On this day in history harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1910 On June - 17 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 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 June - 17.
1941 On this day in history johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78