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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 31 March 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  Death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1498  On this day in history cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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

1579  Francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1585  On this day in history 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  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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1607  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1681  On this day in history 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  On this day in history france, Russia & Prussia sign agreement  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  Mauritius Vogt, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1775  On August - 17 philippe Libon, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1785  On August - 17 jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On August - 17 the birth of Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On August - 17 davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo)  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  On this day in history birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1586  On August - 17 birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  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  On this day in history birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1753  On August - 17 birth of josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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