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Historical Events For August - 17

Monday, 25 September 2017

1787  Jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups on August - 17.  

1788  On August - 17 losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded  

1792  Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

1795  Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao on this day in history.  

1796  On August - 17 english beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay  

1804  Barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies on August - 17.  

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

1808  Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain on this day in history.  

1811  On August - 17 johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will)  

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

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1817  On August - 17 joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)  

1819  James Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 on this day in history.  

1827  Dutch King Willem I/Pope Leo XII sign concord on this day in history.  

1828  George William Warren, composer on August - 17.  

1834  On this day in history charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile  

1834  Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata) on this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history solymon Merrick patents wrench  

1836  On August - 17 british parliament accept registration of birth/marriage/death  

1839  Hubert Platt Main, composer on this day in history.  

1840  Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League) on August - 17.  

1841  On this day in history luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet  

1844  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913) on this day in history.  

1846  US takes Los Angeles on August - 17.  

1846  US fleet officer Robert F Stockton annexes California on August - 17.  

1850  Jose de San Martin, liberator of Chile, dies on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history jose Francisco de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero, dies  

1851  On August - 17 henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist  

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

1858  On this day in history 1st bank in Hawaii opens  

1859  Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope on August - 17.  

1859  1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind on this day in history.  

1862  On August - 17 confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky  

1863  Federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston on this day in history.  

1863  Federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC on August - 17.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  

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

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on this day in history.  

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on this day in history.  

1753  On August - 17 birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on this day in history.  

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on August - 17.  

1304  On August - 17 death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  

1464  On August - 17 nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  

1510  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  

1536  On this day in history death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  

1553  On this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  

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

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