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Historical Events In August - 17

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1180  On August - 17 yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against emperor Kiyomori Taira  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1227  On August - 17 death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1498  On August - 17 cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1544  On this day in history imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1563  On August - 17 king Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  On this day in history francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1585  On August - 17 antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On August - 17 -20] Battle at Preston, Lancashire: Henry Ireton beats Scottish  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On this day in history grimmelshausen, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1681  On August - 17 nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  France, Russia & Prussia sign agreement on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1730  On this day in history mauritius Vogt, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1731  Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  On August - 17 sweden & Russia sign peace treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  Philippe Libon, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  On August - 17 giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1779  On August - 17 franz de Paula Roser, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1786  On this day in history the birth of Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  Davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1720  On this day in history birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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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 Whatsapp

1153  On August - 17 death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1304  On August - 17 death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1510  On this day in history death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On August - 17 death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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