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Historical Events In August - 17

Saturday, 23 January 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 this day in history 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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1227  On August - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1498  On this day in history cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess  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 this day in history.  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  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1563  On August - 17 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  Francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1585  On this day in history antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1590  On August - 17 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 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  On August - 17 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  -20] Battle at Preston, Lancashire: Henry Ireton beats Scottish on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1681  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 76 on this day in history.  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 this day in history charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1731  On this day in history johann Augustin Kobelius, composer, dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1775  Philippe Libon, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1777  On August - 17 giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

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1473  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  On this day in history birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1720  On this day in history birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  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  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1553  On this day in history 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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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