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Historical Events In October - 17

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0532  Boniface II ends his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0532  Boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0733  Battle at Poitiers: Charles Martel beats Abd al-Rachmans Omajjaden on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1253  Ivo of Kermartin, ]]) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1312  On this day in history jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  David II of Scotland, in attempting a military diversion to relieve the siege of Calais, is wounded and captured by England's Edward III on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  Battle of Neville's Cross: King David II of Scotland is captured by Edward III of England at Calais, and imprisoned in the Tower of London for eleven years on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1387  Swells convent Windesheim initiated on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1404  On this day in history cosma de' Migliorati elected Pope Innocentius VII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1415  On October - 17 jewish autonomy in Palestine ends, as Raban Gamliel leaves office  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1448  Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi were defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1456  The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia) on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1469  On this day in history crown prince Fernando of Aragon marries princess Isabella of Castile  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1483  On October - 17 tomas de Torquemada appointed inquisitor-general of Spain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1492  Columbus sights isle of San Salvador on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1492  On October - 17 columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  On this day in history andreas Osiander, Protestant Reformation theologist, dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1556  On this day in history ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1563  On this day in history jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On this day in history philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt) on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1638  Gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63 on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1651  On October - 17 future King Charles II flees from England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  Nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1662  England's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1688  Domenico Zipoli, composer on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1691  New royal charter for Massachusetts, now including Maine, Plymouth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  On October - 17 august III, king of Poland/monarch Frederik August II of Saksen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1702  Walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1704  Willem Bentinck, orangist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1707  German composer Johann S Bach marries his niece Maria Bach on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1711  On this day in history jupiter Hammon, 1st American black to publish poetry (Complete Works)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  Pierre de Marivaux' "Arlequin Poli Par l'Amour," premieres in Paris on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1253  On this day in history birth of ivo of Kermartin, ]])  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1563  On this day in history birth of jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  On October - 17 birth of cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637) was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1623  Francis Turretin, Swiss theologian (d. 1687) was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  On October - 17 birth of simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1688  Domenico Zipoli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  On October - 17 birth of august III, king of Poland/monarch Frederik August II of Saksen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In October - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0532  On this day in history boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1174  Death of Queen Petronila of Aragon (b. 1135) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1312  Jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  On October - 17 andreas Osiander, Protestant Reformation theologist, dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  Philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1616  On October - 17 death of john Pitts, Catholic scholar and writer. (b. 1560)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1638  Death of Gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63 on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  On this day in history death of adrian Scrope, English regicide (b. 1601)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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