Historical Events In June - 17
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
0653 On June - 17 st Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0656 On this day in history ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam
0656 Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on this day in history.
0676 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1091 Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland on this day in history.
1091 On June - 17 dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
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 June - 17 edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England
1291 On June - 17 akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed
1397 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on June - 17.
1579 Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north on this day in history.
1579 On June - 17 anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on June - 17.
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 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 On June - 17 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1682 On June - 17 charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718)
1696 On this day in history 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 Cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor) on June - 17.