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Historical Events In April - 17

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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

1894  On this day in history 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 this day in history treaty of Shimonoseki signed, ends 1st Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)  

1895  Bert Wheeler, actor (Nitwits, Hold 'em Jail, High Flyers, Rainmakers) on this day in history.  

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

1897  On this day in history thornton Wilder (American playwright) born  

1897  Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author (Village by the River) on this day in history.  

1899  On April - 17 vincent Wigglesworth, entomologist  

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

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

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 April - 17.  

1904  On this day in history edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur)  

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  M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily) on April - 17.  

1907  Ellis Island, NY-11,745 immigrants arrive on this day in history.  

1909  Alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician on April - 17.  

1911  Earl of Lauderdale on this day in history.  

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

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  M Wolf discovers asteroid #805 Hormuthia on April - 17.  

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  On this day in history the birth of William Holden, American actor  

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  On this day in history longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14  

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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  On April - 17 birth of tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia)  

1573  On April - 17 birth of maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League)  

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 April - 17.  

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

1598  Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671) was born on April - 17.  

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

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

0617  On this day in history death of donnĂ¡n of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg  

0818  Bernhard I, King of Italy, dies on April - 17.  

0858  Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies on this day in history.  

1080  On this day in history 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  On April - 17 willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  

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