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Historical Events In October - 17

Monday, 05 June 2023

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

0532  Boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies on October - 17.  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 October - 17 ivo of Kermartin, ]])  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  On October - 17 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.  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  Cosma de' Migliorati elected Pope Innocentius VII on this day in history.  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

1448  On October - 17 second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi were defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.  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 this day in history.  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  Columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas) 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

1556  On October - 17 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  On October - 17 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  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  On this day in history simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1638  On this day in history gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1651  Future King Charles II flees from England on October - 17.  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 this day in history.  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  On October - 17 domenico Zipoli, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1702  Walraad the Old, count/soverign of Nassau-Usingen, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1704  On this day in history willem Bentinck, orangist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1720  On October - 17 pierre de Marivaux' "Arlequin Poli Par l'Amour," premieres in Paris  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  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  On this day in history birth of johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1623  On October - 17 birth of francis Turretin, Swiss theologian (d. 1687)  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 October - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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  On October - 17 death of queen Petronila of Aragon (b. 1135)  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  Andreas Osiander, Protestant Reformation theologist, dies at 53 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

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

1638  On this day in history death of gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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