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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 31 January 2023

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  Death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1498  Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1536  On this day in history pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  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 this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1577  On August - 17 peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots  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 this day in history.  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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  Grimmelshausen, writer, dies on August - 17.  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 this day in history nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1717  On this day in history france, Russia & Prussia sign agreement  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) on August - 17.  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 this day in history.  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  On August - 17 philippe Libon, composer  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1785  On August - 17 jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies  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  Davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1786  On this day in history frederik II, king of Prussia (1740-86)/composer, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Days In August

List Of Important Days In August

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15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1578  On August - 17 birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1686  On this day in history birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  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  Josef Dobrovsk√Ĺ, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 this day in history death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  On this day in history nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  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 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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