Famous Deaths In June - 17
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
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 On this day in history 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 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 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1694 On this day in history death of philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
1696 On this day in history jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
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 June - 17.
1740 Death of Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) on this day in history.
1762 On June - 17 death of prosper Jolyot de CrĂ©billon, French writer (b. 1674)
1775 On this day in history death of major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1797 Death of Aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed on June - 17.
1813 Death of Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726) on this day in history.
1815 On this day in history hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle
1821 Death of MartĂn Miguel de GĂĽemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785) on June - 17.
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 June - 17.
1862 On June - 17 charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49
1863 On this day in history isham W Garrott, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1885 Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies on this day in history.
1898 Death of Edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833) on June - 17.
1906 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies on this day in history.
1910 Lady Mosley, biographer, dies on June - 17.
1918 On June - 17 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 On June - 17 death of eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France
1941 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78 on June - 17.