Famous Deaths In June - 17
Sunday, 17 October 2021
0656 On June - 17 death of osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On June - 17 adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 On this day in history leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
1091 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on this day in history.
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on June - 17.
1463 On June - 17 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 June - 17.
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on June - 17.
1678 On this day in history 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 On this day in history duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle
1740 On this day in history death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
1762 On this day in history death of prosper Jolyot de CrĂ©billon, French writer (b. 1674)
1775 On June - 17 death of major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1797 On this day in history death of aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed
1813 On June - 17 death of charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726)
1815 Hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle on June - 17.
1821 On this day in history death of martĂn Miguel de GĂĽemes 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 this day in history.
1885 On June - 17 gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies
1898 On this day in history death of edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833)
1906 On this day in history harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1910 Lady Mosley, biographer, dies on June - 17.
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 this day in history.
1938 On this day in history 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 On June - 17 johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78