Historical Events In June - 17
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on this day in history.
0656 On June - 17 osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
0676 On June - 17 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 On this day in history hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy
1091 On June - 17 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 this day in history.
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 Akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed on this day in history.
1397 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway on June - 17.
1462 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia on June - 17.
1497 On this day in history battle of Deptford Bridge
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 On June - 17 matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru.
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 this day in history.
1583 On June - 17 brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 On this day in history johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House)
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 On this day in history 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 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718) on this day in history.
1696 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72 on this day in history.
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)