Historical Events In June - 17
Monday, 18 February 2019
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 Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on June - 17.
0676 Deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 17.
0676 On this day in history adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on this day in history.
0956 On June - 17 hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy
1091 On this day in history floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland
1091 On this day in history dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
1119 Charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders on this day in history.
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 Akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed on June - 17.
1397 On June - 17 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 On June - 17 battle of Deptford Bridge
1501 On June - 17 jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
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 this day in history anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on this day in history.
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 June - 17 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 On this day in history battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1672 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on June - 17.
1682 On June - 17 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718)
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on June - 17.
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 June - 17 cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)