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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

1787  On this day in history jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1788  Losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On August - 17 jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1795  Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  On this day in history english beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1804  On August - 17 barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1807  On this day in history robert Fulton's steamboat Clermont begins 1st trip up Hudson River  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1808  Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  Johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  On this day in history frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1817  Joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On August - 17 james Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1827  Dutch King Willem I/Pope Leo XII sign concord on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  George William Warren, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  On August - 17 charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  On August - 17 solymon Merrick patents wrench  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On this day in history british parliament accept registration of birth/marriage/death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  On this day in history hubert Platt Main, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On this day in history wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On this day in history menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On August - 17 uS takes Los Angeles  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On this day in history uS fleet officer Robert F Stockton annexes California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On August - 17 jose de San Martin, liberator of Chile, dies.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Jose Francisco de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On this day in history violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  1st bank in Hawaii opens on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  On August - 17 1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On August - 17 federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1473  On August - 17 birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  On this day in history birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On August - 17 birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On August - 17 birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0754  On this day in history karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On this day in history death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On August - 17 death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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