Historical Events In June - 17
Thursday, 20 June 2019
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 17.
0656 On June - 17 ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam
0656 On this day in history osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
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 June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
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 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on this day in history.
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 On June - 17 akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed
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 June - 17.
1497 Battle of Deptford Bridge on this day in history.
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1535 English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights on June - 17.
1565 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on this day in history.
1579 On June - 17 sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north
1579 Anti-English uprising in Ireland on June - 17.
1580 On this day in history battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
1583 Brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries on this day in history.
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 June - 17 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 this day in history battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1672 On June - 17 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1682 On this day in history 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 Mass orders priest to leave the colony on June - 17.
1703 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) on this day in history.
1714 On this day in history cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)