Historical Events In September - 17
Saturday, 17 April 2021
0064 On September - 17 julia Flavia, daughter of Roman Emperor Titus; lover of Domitian.
0335 On September - 17 church of Heilig Grave initiated in Jerusalem
0642 Arabs conquer Alexandria, library destroyed on September - 17.
0879 Charles III, [The Simple], king of France (893-923) on September - 17.
1156 On September - 17 markgraafschap Austria becomes a temple (Privilegium minus)
1176 The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought on this day in history.
1179 Hildegard van Bingen, mystic/composer (Ordo Virtutum), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1271 Wenceslas II, king of Bohemia & Poland (1278-1305) on September - 17.
1312 Ferdinand V, king of Castile/Leon, dies at 26 on this day in history.
1394 Jews are expelled from France by order of King Charles VI on September - 17.
1422 Constantine II of Bulgaria on this day in history.
1462 On September - 17 the Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec) is fought during Thirteen Years' War.
1552 On September - 17 paul V, [Camillo Borghese], Italy, Pope (1605-21)
1562 On this day in history council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon
1563 On this day in history henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland, English soldier
1574 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, soldier/navigator, dies on September - 17.
1580 On this day in history charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange
1584 On this day in history gent surrenders to duke of Parma
1595 On September - 17 pope Clemens VIII recognizes Henri IV as king of France
1598 Netherland sailors discover Mauritius on September - 17.
1604 Lucas Osiander, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1605 Francesco Sacrati, composer on September - 17.
1619 John Lambert, English general-major/parliament leader on this day in history.
1630 City of Boston forms on September - 17.
1630 On this day in history the city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded.
1631 On September - 17 battle of Breitenfeld: King Gustaaf Adolf defeats Gen Tilly
1643 Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury/author on September - 17.
1644 French troops occupy Mainz on September - 17.
1652 On September - 17 bonaventura Elsevier, book publisher/merchant, dies at about 69
1665 Philip IV, King of Spain (1621-55), dies on September - 17.
1678 France & Spain signs peace treaty on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50
1683 On this day in history antonie van Leeuwenhoek reports existence of bacteria
1691 Colony Massachusetts Bay gets new charter on September - 17.