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 This day in History - June 17
383 Historic Events for June 17
653

St Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
656

Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam

Event
656

Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered

Death
676

Deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
676

Adeodatus II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies

Death
855

Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies

Death
1091

Dirk V, count of Holland (1061-91), dies

Death
1091

Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland

Event
1119

Boudouin VII with the Axe, earl of Flanders (1111-19), dies

Death
1119

Charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders

Event
1239

Edward I, King of England (1272-1307)/chased Jews out of England

Birth
1291

Akko reconquered after 200 years by French crusaders, and destroyed

Event
1397

Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden and Norway

Event
1501

Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies

Death
1535

English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights

Event
1579

Sir Francis Drake lands on coast of Calif

Event
1579

Anti-English uprising in Ireland

Event
1579

Francis Drake entered SF Bay

Event
1580

Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels

Event
1583

Brabant: duke of Parma beats French mercenaries

Event
1604

Johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House)

Birth
1609

Netherlands, England and France sign 12 year Covenant

Event
1665

Battle at Viciosa: English and Portuguese army beat Spain

Event
1672

Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67

Death
1678

Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69

Death