Historical Events In July - 17
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0180 On this day in history christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago
0561 On July - 17 john III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I
0656 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on July - 17.
0855 St Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope on July - 17.
0924 On July - 17 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 Edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies on this day in history.
1025 On July - 17 boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies
1054 On July - 17 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 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees on July - 17.
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 this day in history.
1429 Dauphin crowned king of France on July - 17.
1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops on July - 17.
1453 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history 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 July - 17.
1645 On July - 17 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 July - 17.
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 Establishment of the Bank of Scotland under an Act of the Scottish Parliament,The Three Estates on July - 17.
1702 Johann Schneider, composer on this day in history.