Historical Events In June - 17
Saturday, 31 October 2020
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 17.
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on June - 17.
0656 On this day in history osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On June - 17 deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0676 On June - 17 adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 On June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
0956 Hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy on June - 17.
1091 On this day in history floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland
1091 On June - 17 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 this day in history 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 On June - 17 battle of Deptford Bridge
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on June - 17.
1535 English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights on June - 17.
1565 On this day in history matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru.
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 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on this day in history.
1583 Brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries on this day in history.
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on this day in history.
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 this day in history battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on June - 17.
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1682 On June - 17 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718)
1696 On June - 17 jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
1700 On June - 17 mass orders priest to leave the colony
1703 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) on June - 17.
1714 On this day in history cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)