Historical Events In June - 17
Saturday, 19 October 2019
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on this day in history.
0656 Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on this day in history.
0676 Deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0676 On June - 17 adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 On this day in history leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
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 On this day in history dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
1119 Charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders on June - 17.
1119 On June - 17 boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies
1239 Edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England on this day in history.
1291 Akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed on this day in history.
1397 On June - 17 union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway
1462 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia on this day in history.
1497 Battle of Deptford Bridge on June - 17.
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north
1579 On this day in history anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on June - 17.
1583 On June - 17 brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on June - 17.
1609 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
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 Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain on June - 17.
1672 On June - 17 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on June - 17.
1682 On this day in history charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718)
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 On this day in history john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
1714 On June - 17 cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)