Historical Events In July - 17
Friday, 19 July 2019
0180 On this day in history christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago
0561 John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I on this day in history.
0656 On this day in history uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated.
0855 St Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 17.
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 this day in history.
1025 Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1054 Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king on this day in history.
1070 On this day in history arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders
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 Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time on this day in history.
1345 On July - 17 jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched
1393 On this day in history osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria
1429 On this day in history dauphin crowned king of France
1453 On July - 17 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops
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 this day in history.
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on July - 17.
1583 On July - 17 spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
1585 On this day in history english secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I
1596 On July - 17 at 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
1603 On July - 17 sir Walter Ralegh arrested
1627 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
1645 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1674 Isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican) on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29
1686 On this day in history 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.
1695 Establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates on this day in history.
1702 Johann Schneider, composer on this day in history.