Famous Deaths In June - 17
Thursday, 27 June 2019
0656 Death of Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on this day in history.
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on June - 17.
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on June - 17.
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 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 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on June - 17.
1694 Death of Philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629) on this day in history.
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 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 Crébillon, 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 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 June - 17 death of martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
1858 Death of Rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828) on this day in history.
1862 On June - 17 charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49
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 On June - 17 death of edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833)
1906 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies on June - 17.
1910 Lady Mosley, biographer, dies on this day in history.
1918 Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies on June - 17.
1928 Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies on June - 17.
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 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.