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Historical Events In December - 17

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0283  St Gaius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0546  Gothic War (535-554): The Ostrogoths of King Totila conquer Rome by bribing the Byzantine garrison on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0695  On this day in history begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0920  Romanos I is crowned as co-emperor of the underage Emperor Constantine VII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  On this day in history assassination of William I of Normandy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  William Longsword on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1187  On this day in history gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  On this day in history rumi (b.1207)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1398  Sultan Nasir-u Din Mehmud's armies in Delhi are defeated by Timur on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On this day in history isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On this day in history philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1526  On December - 17 ferdinand of Austria chosen as King of Bohemia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  Pope Clement VII establishes a parallel body to the Inquisition in Lisbon, Portugal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On this day in history pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On December - 17 ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  On December - 17 adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On December - 17 spanish army begins fires in Haarlem Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On this day in history emperor Go-Yozei becomes Emperor of Japan.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Earl Leicesters army leaves Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  On December - 17 marriage of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  On December - 17 shimabara Rebellion: Japanese peasants led by Amakusa Shiro rise against daimyo Matsukura Shigeharu.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On December - 17 french/Swedish troops occupy Breisach on the Rhine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1651  On December - 17 wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1679  On this day in history don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1706  On December - 17 chĂ´telet, la belle Emilie, French writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1711  Arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  On this day in history england declares war on Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  On December - 17 congregation Shearith Israel of NY purchases a lot on Mill Street in lower Manhattan, to build NY's 1st synagogue  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1734  William Floyd, US soldier/signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  On this day in history bonnie Prince Charles army retreats to Scotland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

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1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On December - 17 birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On December - 17 birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 17

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0535  On December - 17 death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  Death of William Longsword on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1213  On this day in history jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On December - 17 isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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