Historical Events In July - 17
Thursday, 24 January 2019
0180 Christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago on this day in history.
0561 John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I on July - 17.
0656 On July - 17 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 July - 17.
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 July - 17 boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies
1203 Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees on this day in history.
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 July - 17 osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria
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 July - 17 john Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
1473 Charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen on July - 17.
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 July - 17 jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium
1552 Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun on July - 17.
1583 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, Scottish politician
1674 On this day in history isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)
1682 Johann Heinrich Kittel, composer, dies at 29 on July - 17.
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 On this day in history 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