Famous Deaths In June - 17
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0656 On this day in history death of osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On this day in history adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 On this day in history leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
1091 On June - 17 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 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1565 On this day in history 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 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 Joseph Addison, English poet/writer/secretary of state, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1734 On June - 17 duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle
1740 Death of Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) on June - 17.
1762 Death of Prosper Jolyot de CrĂ©billon, French writer (b. 1674) on this day in history.
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 Death of Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726) on this day in history.
1815 Hammida, Algerian admiral, dies in battle on June - 17.
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 this day in history.
1862 On this day in history charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49
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 June - 17.
1898 Death of Edward Burne-Jones, English artist (b. 1833) on June - 17.
1906 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies on June - 17.
1910 On June - 17 lady Mosley, biographer, dies
1918 Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies on this day in history.
1928 Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies on June - 17.
1936 Kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies on this day in history.
1938 H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies on this day in history.
1939 Death of Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France on this day in history.
1941 On June - 17 johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78