Historical Events In July - 17
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
0180 On July - 17 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 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 On this day in history edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies
1025 On this day in history boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies
1054 On this day in history emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king
1070 On this day in history arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders
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 July - 17.
1345 Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched on this day in history.
1393 Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria on July - 17.
1429 On July - 17 dauphin crowned king of France
1453 On July - 17 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops
1453 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on this day in history.
1473 On this day in history charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen
1487 On this day in history esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah
1509 On this day in history venice recaptures Padua
1510 Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies on July - 17.
1549 On July - 17 jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
1552 On July - 17 siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on July - 17.
1585 On this day in history 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 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 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 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