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Historical Events Happened In August - 17

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

1787  On this day in history jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups  

1788  Losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38  

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

1796  On this day in history english beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay  

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

1807  On August - 17 robert Fulton's steamboat Clermont begins 1st trip up Hudson River  

1808  On this day in history napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain  

1811  On this day in history johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will)  

1812  Frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic on August - 17.  

1817  On this day in history 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  On this day in history dutch King Willem I/Pope Leo XII sign concord  

1828  On this day in history george William Warren, composer  

1834  On August - 17 charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile  

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

1835  Solymon Merrick patents wrench on August - 17.  

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

1839  On this day in history hubert Platt Main, composer  

1840  Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League) on this day in history.  

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

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

1846  US takes Los Angeles on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history uS fleet officer Robert F Stockton annexes California  

1850  On this day in history jose de San Martin, liberator of Chile, dies.  

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

1851  Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist on August - 17.  

1856  Violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master) on August - 17.  

1858  1st bank in Hawaii opens on August - 17.  

1859  On this day in history circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.  

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

1862  Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston  

1863  Federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  

1586  On August - 17 birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  

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  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on August - 17.  

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on August - 17.  

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on this day in history.  

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  

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on this day in history.  

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

1464  On this day in history nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on this day in history.  

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

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on August - 17.