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Historical Events In August - 17

Saturday, 24 August 2019

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  Yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against emperor Kiyomori Taira on this day in history.  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 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1544  On August - 17 imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France  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  King Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  Francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1585  Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

1607  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608] 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

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

1686  On this day in history nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  On August - 17 france, Russia & Prussia sign agreement  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1730  On this day in history 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  Sweden & Russia sign peace treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On this day in history philippe Libon, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1785  Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On this day in history the birth of Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  Davy Crockett, US, frontiersman/adventurer/politician (Alamo) on this day in history.  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 August - 17.  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 August - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On August - 17 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 this day in history birth of josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  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  On August - 17 death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1304  On August - 17 death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1510  On this day in history death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  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

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