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Historical Events In October - 17

Saturday, 17 April 2021

0532  On this day in history boniface II ends his reign as Catholic Pope  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0532  On October - 17 boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0733  On October - 17 battle at Poitiers: Charles Martel beats Abd al-Rachmans Omajjaden  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1253  On this day in history ivo of Kermartin, ]])  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

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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1404  On October - 17 cosma de' Migliorati elected Pope Innocentius VII  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1415  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1469  Crown prince Fernando of Aragon marries princess Isabella of Castile on October - 17.  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  On October - 17 columbus sights isle of San Salvador  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1492  On this day in history columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  Andreas Osiander, Protestant Reformation theologist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  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  Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer on this day in history.  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 October - 17 philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1638  Gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63 on this day in history.  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  On October - 17 nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1662  On October - 17 england's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1691  On October - 17 new royal charter for Massachusetts, now including Maine, Plymouth  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 October - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In October - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1563  Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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  On October - 17 birth of domenico Zipoli, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  On this day in history 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 October - 17 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 October - 17.  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  On October - 17 philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1616  Death of John Pitts, Catholic scholar and writer. (b. 1560) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1660  On October - 17 death of adrian Scrope, English regicide (b. 1601)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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