Historical Events In June - 17
Friday, 17 January 2020
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 17.
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on this day in history.
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 June - 17.
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on this day in history.
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 Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland on this day in history.
1091 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on June - 17.
1119 Charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders on June - 17.
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on this day in history.
1239 Edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England on June - 17.
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 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 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 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on this day in history.
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 June - 17.
1583 On June - 17 brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 On June - 17 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House)
1609 On June - 17 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
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 June - 17 battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on June - 17.
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 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 On this day in history cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)