Historical Events In August - 17
Sunday, 09 December 2018
0682 On August - 17 st Leo II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0754 Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.
1180 On August - 17 yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against emperor Kiyomori Taira
1227 Death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan on this day in history.
1464 On August - 17 nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies
1498 On August - 17 cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess
1510 On August - 17 edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded
1536 On August - 17 pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight
1544 Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France on this day in history.
1553 On this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies
1563 On August - 17 king Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult
1577 Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on August - 17.
1579 Francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I on August - 17.
1585 On August - 17 antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma
1586 On August - 17 johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)
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 August - 17.
1607 On this day in history pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608]
1635 On August - 17 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48
1648 -20] Battle at Preston, Lancashire: Henry Ireton beats Scottish on this day in history.
1676 On August - 17 grimmelshausen, writer, dies
1681 Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1686 Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer on August - 17.
1717 France, Russia & Prussia sign agreement on this day in history.
1720 Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) on this day in history.
1730 On August - 17 mauritius Vogt, composer, dies at 61
1731 On this day in history johann Augustin Kobelius, composer, dies at 57
1743 On August - 17 sweden & Russia sign peace treaty
1775 Philippe Libon, composer on August - 17.
1777 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1779 On this day in history franz de Paula Roser, composer
1785 Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies on this day in history.
1786 The birth of Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo on August - 17.
1786 On this day in history davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo)
1786 Frederik II, king of Prussia (1740-86)/composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.