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Historical Events In 1817

Thursday, 19 May 2022

May 16   In the year 1817 mississippi River steamboat service begins  

May 18   James William Denver, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history johann Friedrich Christmann, composer, dies at 64  

May 31   Edouard Deldevez, composer in the year 1817.  

Jun 17   In the year 1817 thomas Maley Harris, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1906  

Jun 18   On this day in history joannes Siberg, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1801-05), dies  

Jun 21   James Brewerton Ricketts, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887 in the year 1817.  

Jun 23   In the year 1817 otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth, composer, dies at 63  

Jun 24   1st coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast in the year 1817.  

Jun 24   On this day in history the first coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast  

Jun 24   Thomas McKean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1817 abraham Gottlob Werner, German geologist  

Jun 30   On this day in history joseph D Hooker, British botanist  

Jul 04   In the year 1817 construction on Erie Canal begins  

Jul 12   1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland) in the year 1817.  

Jul 12   Henry David Thoreau, Concord Mass, naturalist/pacifist (Walden Pond) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1817 the birth of Henry Thoreau, American author  

Jul 12   On this day in history the first flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)  

Jul 15   John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1817 jane Austen, writer, dies  

Jul 19   Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, US, army nurse (union) in the year 1817.  

Jul 21   John Gilbert, painter/illustrator on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1817 adolf WAKF, grand duke of Luxembourg (1890-1905)  

Jul 29   On this day in history james Blair Steedman, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

Jul 30   Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer in the year 1817.  

Jul 31   Philip Cook Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894 in the year 1817.  

Aug 03   On this day in history albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria (Battle at Custozza)  

Aug 13   Karoly Thern, composer in the year 1817.  

Aug 16   In the year 1817 henry Winter Davis, MC (Union), died in 1865  

Aug 17   On this day in history joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)  

Aug 18   Gloucester, Mass, newspapers tells of wild sea serpent seen offshore on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [OS] in the year 1817.  

Sep 05   On this day in history aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet/writer [NS]  

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Famous Birthdays In 1817

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Martin H Klaproth, Germany, chemist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born in the year 1817.  

Jan 08   Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna)  

Jan 15   Lewis Golding Arnold, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1871 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1817 birth of jacques Gregoir, composer  

Jan 31   In the year 1817 birth of antony Winkler Prins, Dutch writer (Groiler Encyclopaedia)  

Feb 02   In the year 1817 birth of john Glover, English chemist (sulfuric acid)  

Famous Deaths In 1817

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1817 martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium), dies at 73  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)  

Jan 14   Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1817 antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55  

Jan 28   Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1817.  

Feb 09   Franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1817.  

Feb 18   In the year 1817 giacomo Quarenghi, master builder (Hermitage Theater), dies at 72  

Feb 20   Martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

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