Historical Events In June - 17
Saturday, 07 December 2019
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 Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered on June - 17.
0676 Deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0676 Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies on this day in history.
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 On June - 17 dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies
1119 On this day in history charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders
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 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 this day in history 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 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1535 On June - 17 english Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights
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 On June - 17 anti-English uprising in Ireland
1580 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels on June - 17.
1583 On this day in history brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries
1604 Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House) on this day in history.
1609 On June - 17 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 this day in history.
1678 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1682 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718) on this day in history.
1696 On June - 17 jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), dies at 72
1700 Mass orders priest to leave the colony on June - 17.
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)