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Historical Events In October - 17

Monday, 15 October 2018

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

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

0733  Battle at Poitiers: Charles Martel beats Abd al-Rachmans Omajjaden on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1312  Jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1387  Swells convent Windesheim initiated on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1404  Cosma de' Migliorati elected Pope Innocentius VII on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1415  On this day in history jewish autonomy in Palestine ends, as Raban Gamliel leaves office  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1469  Crown prince Fernando of Aragon marries princess Isabella of Castile on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1492  On this day in history columbus sights isle of San Salvador  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas) on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1556  On October - 17 ex-emperor Karel departs Netherland for Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1563  Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On October - 17 cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1626  Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  Gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1651  On October - 17 future King Charles II flees from England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  On this day in history nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1662  England's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  Domenico Zipoli, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  New royal charter for Massachusetts, now including Maine, Plymouth on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1704  On this day in history willem Bentinck, orangist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1707  On this day in history german composer Johann S Bach marries his niece Maria Bach  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1711  Jupiter Hammon, 1st American black to publish poetry (Complete Works) on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On October - 17 pierre de Marivaux' "Arlequin Poli Par l'Amour," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In October - 17

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1253  Ivo of Kermartin, ]]) was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1563  Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1582  On October - 17 birth of johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  On this day in history birth of francis Turretin, Swiss theologian (d. 1687)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt) was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  Domenico Zipoli, composer was born on October - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On this day in history birth of august III, king of Poland/monarch Frederik August II of Saksen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In October - 17

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

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

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

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

1586  On October - 17 philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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