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Historical Events In April - 17

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1892  Jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist on this day in history.  

1894  Nikita Khrushchev (USSR premier 1958­64) born on this day in history.  

1894  The birth of Nikita S Khrushchev, Russian leader on this day in history.  

1894  On April - 17 nikita S Khrushchev, 1st secretary USSR (1953-64)  

1895  Treaty of Shimonoseki signed, ends first Sino-Japanese War (1894-95) on April - 17.  

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 this day in history senor Wences, ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet)  

1897  On April - 17 thornton Wilder (American playwright) born  

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

1899  On this day in history vincent Wigglesworth, entomologist  

1899  On April - 17 hans Balatka, composer, dies at 74  

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

1901  George Keyt, artist on April - 17.  

1902  Anton Beuving, lyricist (Ketelbinkie) on April - 17.  

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

1904  Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur) on April - 17.  

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

1905  Arthur Lake, Corbin Ky, actor (Dagwood-Blondie) on this day in history.  

1906  M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily) on April - 17.  

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

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

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  On this day in history paul Langton, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Leslie-Peyton Place)  

1915  On April - 17 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 this day in history azijn Banana, [Oscar Enau], Antillean publicist  

1917  Bill Clements, American politician on April - 17.  

1918  On this day in history the birth of William Holden, American actor  

1918  Anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas) on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history american Professional Football Association forms (NFL)  

1923  Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14 on April - 17.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1573  On April - 17 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  Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history 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.  


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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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