Historical Events In July - 17
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0180 Christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago on July - 17.
0561 John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I on this day in history.
0656 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on this day in history.
0855 St Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0924 Edward the Elder of Wessex and Mercia dies and is succeeded by his son Athelstan, 29, who will reign until 940, continuing his father's conquest of the Danelaw north of the Thames-Lea line from the Vikings who have been in Britain since 787 on this day in history.
0924 On July - 17 edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies
1025 On July - 17 boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies
1054 On this day in history emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king
1070 Arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders on July - 17.
1070 On July - 17 boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies
1203 On this day in history venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees
1245 On July - 17 pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time
1345 Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched on this day in history.
1393 Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria on July - 17.
1429 Dauphin crowned king of France on July - 17.
1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops on this day in history.
1453 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on July - 17.
1473 Charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen on this day in history.
1487 On July - 17 esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 On this day in history venice recaptures Padua
1510 Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies on July - 17.
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium on this day in history.
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on this day in history.
1583 On July - 17 spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I on July - 17.
1596 On this day in history at 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
1603 Sir Walter Ralegh arrested on July - 17.
1627 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67 on July - 17.
1645 On this day in history robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician
1674 On July - 17 isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)
1682 On this day in history johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29
1686 On July - 17 a meeting takes place at LĂĽneburg between several Protestant powers in order to discuss the formation of an 'evangelical' league of defence, called the 'Confederatio Militiae Evangelicae', against the Catholic League.
1695 On this day in history establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates.
1702 Johann Schneider, composer on July - 17.