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Historical Events In April - 17

Monday, 14 June 2021

1838  On April - 17 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71  

1839  On April - 17 guatemala forms republic  

1845  Isabel Barrows, US, editor/penologist (Conference on Negro Question) on April - 17.  

1852  On this day in history asteroid 17, Thetis discovered  

1852  On this day in history r Luther discovers asteroid #17 Thetis  

1853  US Marine Hospital at Presidio (SF) established on this day in history.  

1853  On April - 17 thorbecke govt resigns  

1854  Gottlob Wiedebein, composer, dies at 74 on April - 17.  

1861  On April - 17 asteroid 67, Asia discovered  

1861  N R Pogson discovers asteroid #67 Asia on April - 17.  

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

1861  On this day in history indianola TX-"Star of West" taken by Confederacy  

1863  R Grierson's: La Grange, TN to Baton Rouge, LA on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history johannes P Boskaljon, Curacao composer/conductor  

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

1864  On this day in history battle of Plymouth, NC  

1865  Mary Surratt is arrested as a conspirator in Lincoln's assassination on April - 17.  

1868  Charles R Gallas, Dutch lexicographer (French dictionary) on April - 17.  

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

1869  Johannes M Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher on this day in history.  

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

1873  On this day in history semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60  

1875  On this day in history "Snooker" (variation of pool) invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain  

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

1881  On April - 17 anton Wildgans, writer  

1882  Artur Schnabel, Lipnik Austria, pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas) on this day in history.  

1883  Hermann Darewsky, composer on this day in history.  

1885  Cecil Burleigh, composer on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history otto Lederer, Czechoslovakia, actor (Jazz Singer)  

1888  On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid  

1890  On April - 17 art Acord, Glenwood Sevier UT, western actor (Arizona Kid, Hard Fists)  

1890  John Barnett, composer, dies at 87 on April - 17.  

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

1892  1st Sunday NL baseball game, Reds beat Cards 5-1 on this day in history.  

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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 April - 17.  

1539  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League) was born on April - 17.  

1573  Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651) was born on this day in history.  

1586  John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore) was born on this day in history.  

1587  Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born on April - 17.  

1598  Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1620  Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700) was born on April - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on April - 17.  

0485  On April - 17 proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14]  

0617  On April - 17 death of donnĂ¡n of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg  

0818  Bernhard I, King of Italy, dies on this day in history.  

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

1080  On this day in history death of king Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041)  

1272  On April - 17 zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59  

1297  On April - 17 willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  

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