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Historical Events In August - 17

Friday, 20 April 2018

1787  On August - 17 jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1792  On this day in history jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1796  English beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1804  On this day in history barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1807  On August - 17 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  On this day in history johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic on August - 17.  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  James Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 on this day in history.  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  Charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  On this day in history peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  Solymon Merrick patents wrench on this day in history.  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  Hubert Platt Main, composer on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On August - 17 menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  US takes Los Angeles on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1851  On this day in history henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist  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  On this day in history 1st bank in Hawaii opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1862  Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1863  On this day in history federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

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1473  On this day in history birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on August - 17.  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  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  On August - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1510  On this day in history death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On this day in history death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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