Historical Events In June - 17
Friday, 28 February 2020
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0656 On this day in history ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam
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 this day in history adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies
0855 On June - 17 leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
0956 On June - 17 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 June - 17.
1119 On June - 17 charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on June - 17.
1239 Edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England on this day in history.
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 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 June - 17 jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
1535 English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights on June - 17.
1565 Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru on this day in history.
1579 On June - 17 sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and heads north
1579 Anti-English uprising in Ireland on June - 17.
1580 On June - 17 battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
1583 Brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries on June - 17.
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on this day in history.
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 Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain on this day in history.
1672 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1678 On June - 17 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
1682 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718) on June - 17.
1696 On June - 17 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 On this day in history john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
1714 On June - 17 cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)