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Historical Events In December - 17

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

0283  St Gaius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0546  On this day in history gothic War (535-554): The Ostrogoths of King Totila conquer Rome by bribing the Byzantine garrison.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.  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  Assassination of William I of Normandy on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  William Longsword on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1213  On December - 17 jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1526  Ferdinand of Austria chosen as King of Bohemia on December - 17.  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  Pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1562  Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  Spanish army begins fires in Haarlem Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1600  On this day in history 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  Shimabara Rebellion: Japanese peasants led by Amakusa Shiro rise against daimyo Matsukura Shigeharu on December - 17.  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 this day in history 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  Chôtelet, la belle Emilie, French writer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1718  England declares war on Spain on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  Congregation Shearith Israel of NY purchases a lot on Mill Street in lower Manhattan, to build NY's 1st synagogue on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1745  On December - 17 bonnie Prince Charles army retreats to Scotland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On this day in history birth of ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On this day in history birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 17

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0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0695  On December - 17 begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  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  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on this day in history.  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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