Historical Events In June - 17
Saturday, 30 May 2020
0653 On June - 17 st Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0656 On this day in history ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam
0656 On June - 17 osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On this day in history deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0676 On June - 17 adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on June - 17.
0956 On June - 17 hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy
1091 Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland on June - 17.
1091 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on this day in history.
1119 On this day in history charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on this day in history.
1239 Edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England on this day in history.
1291 On this day in history akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed
1397 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway on June - 17.
1462 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia on June - 17.
1497 On this day in history battle of Deptford Bridge
1501 On June - 17 jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1535 On June - 17 english Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
1565 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on June - 17.
1579 Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north on June - 17.
1579 Anti-English uprising in Ireland on June - 17.
1580 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on June - 17.
1583 On this day in history brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 On June - 17 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House)
1609 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on June - 17.
1631 On June - 17 mumtaz Mahal dies during childbirth. Her husband, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, then spends more than 20 years building her tomb, the Taj Mahal.
1665 Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain on June - 17.
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1682 On June - 17 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718)
1696 On this day in history jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
1700 On June - 17 mass orders priest to leave the colony
1703 On June - 17 john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
1714 On this day in history cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)