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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.  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  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  On this day in history edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1544  On this day in history imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France  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

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1563  King Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult on August - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1585  On August - 17 antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On August - 17 johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1590  On this day in history 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 this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  On this day in history -20] Battle at Preston, Lancashire: Henry Ireton beats Scottish  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  On this day in history grimmelshausen, writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1681  On August - 17 nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer on this day in history.  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 August - 17 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 August - 17 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  On August - 17 philippe Libon, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1777  Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54 on August - 17.  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 this day in history 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  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1586  On this day in history birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  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  On this day in history karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  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  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on August - 17.  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  On this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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