CAIRO – 17 June 2021: On June 17, many important events took place.
Important world events:
656 - Caliph Othman bin Affan, the third of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs, is martyred in his house
1795 - The French Consul in Cairo proposes to his country a military occupation of Egypt to preserve French interests.
1800 - The French execute Suleiman el-Halabi for assassinating their leader, General Kleber.
1994 - American football player and actor O.J Simpson is arrested for his involvement in the murders of his wife and her boyfriend.