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Historical Events In August - 17

Sunday, 09 December 2018

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

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.  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  On August - 17 nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  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  On August - 17 edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On August - 17 pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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1563  On August - 17 king Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult  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 August - 17 antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On August - 17 johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  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  On this day in history pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608]  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On August - 17 grimmelshausen, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1681  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  France, Russia & Prussia sign agreement on this day in history.  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  On August - 17 mauritius Vogt, composer, dies at 61  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  Philippe Libon, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1786  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  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  On August - 17 birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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