Historical Events In June - 17
Saturday, 23 October 2021
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 17.
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on June - 17.
0656 Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on June - 17.
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 On June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
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 Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies on June - 17.
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 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 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway on this day in history.
1462 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1565 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on this day in history.
1579 Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north on June - 17.
1579 Anti-English uprising in Ireland on June - 17.
1580 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on June - 17.
1583 On June - 17 brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history 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 Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain on this day in history.
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 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 Cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor) on June - 17.