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Historical Events For August - 17

Friday, 24 November 2017

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

1788  On August - 17 losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1795  Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1804  Barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies on August - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  Johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will) on this day in history.  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  On August - 17 joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history james Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1827  On this day in history dutch King Willem I/Pope Leo XII sign concord  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1834  On this day in history charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1839  Hubert Platt Main, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On August - 17 wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  US fleet officer Robert F Stockton annexes California on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Jose de San Martin, liberator of Chile, dies on August - 17.  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 August - 17 henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On August - 17 violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  1st bank in Hawaii opens on this day in history.  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 this day in history 1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On August - 17 confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  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  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On this day in history birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  On this day in history birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  On August - 17 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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