Historical Events In June - 17
Monday, 19 April 2021
0653 On this day in history st Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0656 Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam on June - 17.
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 On June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
0956 On this day in history 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 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 Akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed on June - 17.
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 On June - 17 battle of Deptford Bridge
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on June - 17.
1535 On June - 17 english Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
1565 On this day in history matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru.
1579 On June - 17 sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north
1579 On June - 17 anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 On June - 17 battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
1583 On this day in history brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on June - 17.
1609 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on June - 17.
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 June - 17 battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain
1672 On June - 17 orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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.