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Historical Events For August - 17

Sunday, 23 July 2017

1787  Jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups on this day in history.  

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

1792  On August - 17 jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38  

1795  Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao on August - 17.  

1796  English beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay on this day in history.  

1804  Barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies on this day in history.  

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

1812  On August - 17 frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic  

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1817  Joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71) on this day in history.  

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

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

1828  On August - 17 george William Warren, composer  

1834  Charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile on this day in history.  

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 August - 17 hubert Platt Main, composer  

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

1841  Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet on this day in history.  

1844  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913) on August - 17.  

1846  On this day in history uS takes Los Angeles  

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

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

1850  Jose Francisco de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero, dies on August - 17.  

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

1856  Violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master) on this day in history.  

1858  On August - 17 1st bank in Hawaii opens  

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

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

1862  Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky on August - 17.  

1863  Federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston on August - 17.  

1863  On August - 17 federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC  

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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 August - 17 birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on August - 17.  

1601  On August - 17 birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  

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

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on August - 17.  

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

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  On this day in history 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  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  

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  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on this day in history.  

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on August - 17.  

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

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