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.