Famous Deaths In June - 17
Monday, 28 September 2020
0656 Death of Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on June - 17.
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 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 On June - 17 jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1565 On June - 17 death of ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
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 June - 17.
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 Duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle on June - 17.
1740 On June - 17 death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
1762 Death of Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (b. 1674) on June - 17.
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 this day in history.
1813 On June - 17 death of charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726)
1815 On this day in history hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle
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 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 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 this day in history.
1906 On June - 17 harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1910 On June - 17 lady Mosley, biographer, dies
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 June - 17 kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies
1938 On June - 17 h V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies
1939 Death of Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78