Historical Events In July - 17
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1070 Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies on July - 17.
1203 On July - 17 venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees
1245 On this day in history pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time
1345 Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched on July - 17.
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 this day in history.
1453 On this day in history john Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
1473 On this day in history charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 Esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah on July - 17.
1509 Venice recaptures Padua on this day in history.
1510 Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies on this day in history.
1549 On this day in history jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
1552 On this day in history siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on July - 17.
1585 On July - 17 english secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I
1596 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on July - 17.
1603 On this day in history sir Walter Ralegh arrested
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 this day in history.
1682 On this day in history johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29
1686 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 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.