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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
180

Christenen Cittinus/Donatus/Natzalus/Secunda/Speratus/Vestia sentenced to death in Carthago

Event
561

John III begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Pelagius I

Event
855

St Leo IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
924

Edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies

Death
1025

Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies

Death
1054

Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king

Event
1070

Arnulf III the Hapless becomes earl of Flanders

Event
1070

Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies

Death
1203

Venetianen conquer Constantinople, emperor Alexius III flees

Event
1245

Pope bans emperor Frederik II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time

Event
1345

Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched

Death
1393

Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria

Event
1429

Dauphin crowned king of France

Event
1453

1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops

Event
1473

Charles the Stout conquerors Nijmegen

Event
1487

Esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah

Birth
1509

Venice recaptures Padua

Event
1510

Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies

Death
1510

Tree of Commonwealth, beheaded at about 48

Death
1549

Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium

Event
1552

Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun

Event
1583

Spanish and Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk

Event
1585

English secret service discovers Anthony Babingtons murder plot against queen Elizabeth I

Event
1596

At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya

Event
1603

Sir Walter Ralegh arrested

Event