Historical Events In June - 17
Friday, 09 June 2023
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0656 On June - 17 ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam
0656 On this day in history osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 Deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on this day in history.
0855 On this day in history leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
0956 Hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy on this day in history.
1091 On June - 17 floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland
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 June - 17.
1239 Edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England on this day in history.
1291 On June - 17 akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed
1397 On this day in history union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway
1462 On this day in history vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia.
1497 Battle of Deptford Bridge on June - 17.
1501 On this day in history jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1535 On this day in history english Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
1565 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on June - 17.
1579 On this day in history sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north
1579 On June - 17 anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 On June - 17 battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
1583 On June - 17 brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on June - 17.
1609 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on June - 17.
1631 Mumtaz Mahal dies during childbirth. Her husband, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, then spends more than 20 years building her tomb, the Taj Mahal on this day in history.
1665 On June - 17 battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1682 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718) on June - 17.
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1700 On June - 17 mass orders priest to leave the colony
1703 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) on June - 17.
1714 Cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor) on this day in history.
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