Historical Events In July - 17
Monday, 18 November 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 July - 17.
0656 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on this day in history.
0855 On July - 17 st Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0924 On this day in history 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
0924 On July - 17 edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies
1025 Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on July - 17.
1054 Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king on July - 17.
1070 Arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders on July - 17.
1070 Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies on this day in history.
1203 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees on July - 17.
1245 On July - 17 pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time
1345 On this day in history jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched
1393 Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria on July - 17.
1429 Dauphin crowned king of France on July - 17.
1453 On July - 17 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops
1453 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on this day in history.
1473 On July - 17 charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 Esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah on this day in history.
1509 On this day in history venice recaptures Padua
1510 On this day in history edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium on this day in history.
1552 On this day in history siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on July - 17.
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 Johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history 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 July - 17 establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates.
1702 Johann Schneider, composer on this day in history.