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Historical Events In December - 17

Saturday, 19 October 2019

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

0546  On December - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0920  Romanos I is crowned as co-emperor of the underage Emperor Constantine VII on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1187  On December - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on December - 17.  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  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  On this day in history pope Paul III excommunicated England's King Henry VIII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1572  On this day in history spanish army begins fires in Haarlem Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Emperor Go-Yozei becomes Emperor of Japan on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On December - 17 earl Leicesters army leaves Netherlands  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 this day in history.  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  French/Swedish troops occupy Breisach on the Rhine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On this day in history johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1651  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1679  On December - 17 don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1711  Arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies on this day in history.  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 December - 17.  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  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  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  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  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

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On this day in history 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  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  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  On this day in history jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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