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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

0682  St Leo II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0754  On August - 17 karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1180  Yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against emperor Kiyomori Taira on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1227  On this day in history death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1498  Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1544  Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1563  On this day in history king Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  On August - 17 francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1585  Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1590  John White returns to Roanoke, Virginia to find no trace of colonist's he had left there 3 yrs earlier [or Aug 18, 1591] on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1607  On August - 17 pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  On this day in history -20] Battle at Preston, Lancashire: Henry Ireton beats Scottish  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  On August - 17 grimmelshausen, writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1681  On this day in history nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1686  On August - 17 nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1717  France, Russia & Prussia sign agreement on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  On August - 17 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1730  Mauritius Vogt, composer, dies at 61 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1731  Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer, dies at 57 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1743  Sweden & Russia sign peace treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1775  Philippe Libon, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1777  On this day in history giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1779  On this day in history franz de Paula Roser, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1785  Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1786  The birth of Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1786  On this day in history davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1786  Frederik II, king of Prussia (1740-86)/composer, dies at 74 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1473  On August - 17 birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On August - 17 birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  On this day in history birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  On August - 17 karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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