Historical Events In July - 17
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0180 Christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago on this day in history.
0561 On July - 17 john III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I
0656 On July - 17 uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated.
0855 On July - 17 st Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
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 July - 17.
0924 Edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies on July - 17.
1025 Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on July - 17.
1054 On this day in history emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king
1070 On July - 17 arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders
1070 Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies on July - 17.
1203 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees on this day in history.
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 On July - 17 osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria
1429 On this day in history dauphin crowned king of France
1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops on July - 17.
1453 On this day in history john Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
1473 On July - 17 charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 On this day in history esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 Venice recaptures Padua on July - 17.
1510 Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies on July - 17.
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium on July - 17.
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on July - 17.
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on this day in history.
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I on July - 17.
1596 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.
1603 On July - 17 sir Walter Ralegh arrested
1627 On July - 17 lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
1645 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician on July - 17.
1674 On this day in history isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)
1682 On this day in history johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29
1686 A meeting takes place at Lüneburg 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 on this day in history.
1695 On July - 17 establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates.
1702 On this day in history johann Schneider, composer