Historical Events In June - 17
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0653 On June - 17 st Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on this day in history.
0656 On June - 17 osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On June - 17 deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0676 On this day in history adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on June - 17.
0956 Hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy on June - 17.
1091 Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland on this day in history.
1091 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on this day in history.
1119 On June - 17 charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders
1119 On June - 17 boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies
1239 On this day in history edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England
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 this day in history.
1497 On June - 17 battle of Deptford Bridge
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 On June - 17 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 this day in history anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
1583 Brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries on June - 17.
1604 On June - 17 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House)
1609 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.
1631 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
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 this day in history 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)