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Historical Events In April - 17

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

1892  On April - 17 jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist  

1894  On April - 17 nikita Khrushchev (USSR premier 1958­64) born  

1894  The birth of Nikita S Khrushchev, Russian leader on April - 17.  

1894  Nikita S Khrushchev, 1st secretary USSR (1953-64) on April - 17.  

1895  Treaty of Shimonoseki signed, ends first Sino-Japanese War (1894-95) on this day in history.  

1895  Treaty of Shimonoseki signed, ends 1st Sino-Japanese War (1894-95) on this day in history.  

1895  On this day in history bert Wheeler, actor (Nitwits, Hold 'em Jail, High Flyers, Rainmakers)  

1896  Senor Wences, ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet) on April - 17.  

1897  Thornton Wilder (American playwright) born on April - 17.  

1897  On this day in history antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River)  

1899  Vincent Wigglesworth, entomologist on April - 17.  

1899  On this day in history hans Balatka, composer, dies at 74  

1900  7 high chiefs of American Samoa sign Instrument of Cession on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history george Keyt, artist  

1902  On this day in history anton Beuving, lyricist (Ketelbinkie)  

1903  On this day in history gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20)  

1904  On April - 17 edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur)  

1905  On April - 17 uS Supreme court judges maximum work day unconstitutional  

1905  On April - 17 arthur Lake, Corbin Ky, actor (Dagwood-Blondie)  

1906  M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily) on this day in history.  

1907  On April - 17 ellis Island, NY-11,745 immigrants arrive  

1909  On April - 17 alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician  

1911  On April - 17 earl of Lauderdale  

1912  1st unofficial gold record (Al Jolson's "Ragging The Baby To Sleep") on April - 17.  

1912  On April - 17 isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival Pioneer  

1913  Paul Langton, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Leslie-Peyton Place) on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #805 Hormuthia  

1915  Johannes P Kelly, [Kellij], Dutch actor/operetta writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1916  On April - 17 azijn Banana, [Oscar Enau], Antillean publicist  

1917  Bill Clements, American politician on April - 17.  

1918  The birth of William Holden, American actor on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)  

1920  On April - 17 american Professional Football Association forms (NFL)  

1923  Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1278  On April - 17 birth of michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320)  

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  On this day in history birth of maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651)  

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 April - 17.  

1620  On this day in history birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  On April - 17 death of alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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  Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies on April - 17.  

1080  Death of King Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041) on this day in history.  

1272  On this day in history zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59  

1297  On this day in history willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  

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