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 This day in History - September 17
471 Historic Events for September 17
335

Church of Heilig Grave initiated in Jerusalem

Event
642

Arabs conquer Alexandria, library destroyed

Event
879

Charles III, [The Simple], king of France (893-923)

Birth
1156

Markgraafschap Austria becomes a temple (Privilegium minus)

Event
1179

Hildegard van Bingen, mystic/composer (Ordo Virtutum), dies at 81

Death
1271

Wenceslas II, king of Bohemia and Poland (1278-1305)

Birth
1312

Ferdinand V, king of Castili‰/Le¢n, dies at 26

Death
1322

Robrecht III, of B‚thune, Count of Flanders, dies

Death
1394

Jews are expelled from France by order of King Charles VI

Event
1552

Paul V, [Camillo Borghese], Italy, Pope (1605-21)

Birth
1562

Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon

Event
1574

Pedro Menendez de Aviles, soldier/navigator, dies

Death
1580

Francisco Gomez de Quevado y Villegas, poet/satirist (Vida del Busc¢n)

Birth
1580

Charlotte Brabantia, countess of Nassau/daughter of Willem of Orange

Birth
1584

Gent surrenders to duke of Parma

Event
1595

Pope Clemens VIII recognizes Henri IV as king of France

Event
1598

Netherland sailors discover Mauritius

Event
1604

Lucas Osiander, composer, dies at 69

Death
1605

Francesco Sacrati, composer

Birth
1619

John Lambert, English general-major/parliament leader

Birth
1631

Battle of Breitenfeld: King Gustaaf Adolf defeats Gen Tilly

Event
1643

Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury/author

Birth
1644

French troops occupy Mainz

Event
1652

Bonaventura Elsevier, book publisher/merchant, dies at about 69

Death
1665

Philip IV, King of Spain (1621-55), dies

Death