Historical Events In July - 17
Friday, 27 November 2020
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 July - 17.
0656 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on July - 17.
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 July - 17.
1025 On July - 17 boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies
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 On this day in history boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies
1203 On this day in history venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees
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 July - 17 dauphin crowned king of France
1453 On this day in history 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops
1453 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on July - 17.
1473 Charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen on July - 17.
1487 On July - 17 esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 Venice recaptures Padua on July - 17.
1510 On this day in history edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies
1549 Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium on July - 17.
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on July - 17.
1583 On this day in history spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
1585 English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.
1596 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.
1603 Sir Walter Ralegh arrested on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
1645 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1674 Isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican) on July - 17.
1682 Johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.
1686 On July - 17 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.