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Historical Events In August - 17

Friday, 06 December 2019

0682  St Leo II begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1227  On this day in history death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history king Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On this day in history peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots  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 August - 17.  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 August - 17 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  Grimmelshausen, writer, dies on August - 17.  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 August - 17 nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  France, Russia & Prussia sign agreement on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On August - 17 charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1743  Sweden & Russia sign peace treaty on August - 17.  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 this day in history 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 August - 17 the birth of Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On this day in history davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on August - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1753  Josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

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

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

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

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

1510  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight 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

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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