Historical Events In June - 17
Thursday, 22 August 2019
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 On June - 17 adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies on this day in history.
0956 Hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy on this day in history.
1091 On June - 17 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 this day in history 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 June - 17 akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed
1397 On June - 17 union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway
1462 On June - 17 vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia.
1497 Battle of Deptford Bridge on this day in history.
1501 On this day in history 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 Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north on this day in history.
1579 Anti-English uprising in Ireland on June - 17.
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 June - 17.
1609 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1682 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718) on June - 17.
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on June - 17.
1700 On June - 17 mass orders priest to leave the colony
1703 John B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists) on this day in history.
1714 On June - 17 cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)