On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1453

Historical Events

  • Battle of Castillon: French army beats English force under Talbot, turning point of the 100 Years' War

Famous Deaths

  • John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
1453 Highlights

About July 17, 1453

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 567 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer