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Historical Events In August - 17

Saturday, 20 April 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  On this day in history yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against emperor Kiyomori Taira  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1227  On August - 17 death of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1498  Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1536  On this day in history pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France on August - 17.  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  On August - 17 francois van Anjou visits English queen Elizabeth I  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1585  Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On this day in history 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  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins (Fermat's Last Theorem) [or 1608] on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on August - 17.  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 this day in history.  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  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  France, Russia & Prussia sign agreement on August - 17.  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  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 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 August - 17 franz de Paula Roser, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1785  On this day in history jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies  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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on August - 17.  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 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 this day in history.  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

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

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  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  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  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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