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Historical Events In April - 17

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1838  On this day in history j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71  

1839  Guatemala forms republic on this day in history.  

1845  Isabel Barrows, US, editor/penologist (Conference on Negro Question) on this day in history.  

1852  Asteroid 17, Thetis discovered on April - 17.  

1852  On April - 17 r Luther discovers asteroid #17 Thetis  

1853  On this day in history uS Marine Hospital at Presidio (SF) established  

1853  Thorbecke govt resigns on this day in history.  

1854  Gottlob Wiedebein, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1861  Asteroid 67, Asia discovered on April - 17.  

1861  On this day in history n R Pogson discovers asteroid #67 Asia  

1861  Virginia become 8th state to secede on this day in history.  

1861  Indianola TX-"Star of West" taken by Confederacy on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history r Grierson's: La Grange, TN to Baton Rouge, LA  

1863  Johannes P Boskaljon, Curacao composer/conductor on this day in history.  

1863  Daniel Smith Donelson, Conf gen/cousin of Andrew Jackson, dies at 61 on April - 17.  

1864  Battle of Plymouth, NC on April - 17.  

1865  On this day in history mary Surratt is arrested as a conspirator in Lincoln's assassination  

1868  On April - 17 charles R Gallas, Dutch lexicographer (French dictionary)  

1869  On April - 17 1st pro baseball games-Cin Reds 24, Cin amateurs 15  

1869  On April - 17 johannes M Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher  

1870  On April - 17 ray Stannard Baker, US, journalist (Puliter Prize 1940)  

1873  On April - 17 semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60  

1875  "Snooker" (variation of pool) invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain on April - 17.  

1876  Ian Hay, Scotland, novelist/playwright (PIp, Carrying On) on this day in history.  

1881  Anton Wildgans, writer on April - 17.  

1882  Artur Schnabel, Lipnik Austria, pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas) on April - 17.  

1883  Hermann Darewsky, composer on April - 17.  

1885  Cecil Burleigh, composer on this day in history.  

1886  Otto Lederer, Czechoslovakia, actor (Jazz Singer) on April - 17.  

1888  J Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid on April - 17.  

1890  Art Acord, Glenwood Sevier UT, western actor (Arizona Kid, Hard Fists) on April - 17.  

1890  On this day in history john Barnett, composer, dies at 87  

1891  On this day in history jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77  

1892  On April - 17 1st Sunday NL baseball game, Reds beat Cards 5-1  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1278  Michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320) was born on this day in history.  

1539  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) was born on April - 17.  

1573  Maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651) was born on April - 17.  

1586  On April - 17 birth of john Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)  

1587  On April - 17 birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  

1598  On this day in history birth of giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)  

1620  On April - 17 birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  

Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  On this day in history death of alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0485  Proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14] on this day in history.  

0617  Death of DonnĂ¡n of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on this day in history.  

0818  On April - 17 bernhard I, King of Italy, dies  

0858  On April - 17 benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies  

1080  On April - 17 death of king Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041)  

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

1297  Willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86 on April - 17.  

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