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Historical Events In April - 17

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

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

1894  On April - 17 the birth of Nikita S Khrushchev, Russian leader  

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

1895  On this day in history treaty of Shimonoseki signed, ends first Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)  

1895  On April - 17 treaty of Shimonoseki signed, ends 1st Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)  

1895  Bert Wheeler, actor (Nitwits, Hold 'em Jail, High Flyers, Rainmakers) on April - 17.  

1896  On April - 17 senor Wences, ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet)  

1897  Thornton Wilder (American playwright) born on this day in history.  

1897  Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River) on April - 17.  

1899  Vincent Wigglesworth, entomologist on April - 17.  

1899  Hans Balatka, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1900  7 high chiefs of American Samoa sign Instrument of Cession on April - 17.  

1901  On April - 17 george Keyt, artist  

1902  On April - 17 anton Beuving, lyricist (Ketelbinkie)  

1903  Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20) on this day in history.  

1904  Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur) on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history uS Supreme court judges maximum work day unconstitutional  

1905  On this day in history arthur Lake, Corbin Ky, actor (Dagwood-Blondie)  

1906  On April - 17 m Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily)  

1907  Ellis Island, NY-11,745 immigrants arrive on April - 17.  

1909  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history 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 April - 17.  

1916  Azijn Banana, [Oscar Enau], Antillean publicist on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history bill Clements, American politician  

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  American Professional Football Association forms (NFL) on this day in history.  

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  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 April - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

1598  On April - 17 birth of giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)  

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 this day in history.  

0485  Proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14] on April - 17.  

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

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

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

1080  Death of King Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041) on April - 17.  

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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