Historical Events In June - 17
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
0653 St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0656 On June - 17 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 On June - 17 deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on this day in history.
0855 On this day in history leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies
0956 Hugh the Great dies 2 months after becoming effective master of Burgundy on June - 17.
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 Charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders on June - 17.
1119 Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies on June - 17.
1239 On June - 17 edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England
1291 On this day in history akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, & destroyed
1397 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1497 On June - 17 battle of Deptford Bridge
1501 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on June - 17.
1535 On this day in history english Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
1565 On this day in history 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 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 June - 17.
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 On this day in history orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on June - 17.
1682 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718) on June - 17.
1696 On this day in history jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
1700 On June - 17 mass orders priest to leave the colony
1703 On June - 17 john B Wesley, England, religion co-founder (Methodists)
1714 On June - 17 cesar F Cassini, de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor)