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Historical Events In April - 17

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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 this day in history.  

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 April - 17.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1899  Hans Balatka, composer, dies at 74 on April - 17.  

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

1901  George Keyt, artist on April - 17.  

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

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

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

1905  US Supreme court judges maximum work day unconstitutional on April - 17.  

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

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

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

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

1911  On this day in history earl of Lauderdale  

1912  1st unofficial gold record (Al Jolson's "Ragging The Baby To Sleep") on this day in history.  

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

1913  Paul Langton, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Leslie-Peyton Place) on April - 17.  

1915  M Wolf discovers asteroid #805 Hormuthia on April - 17.  

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

1916  Azijn Banana, [Oscar Enau], Antillean publicist on April - 17.  

1917  Bill Clements, American politician on this day in history.  

1918  The birth of William Holden, American actor on April - 17.  

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

1920  American Professional Football Association forms (NFL) on this day in history.  

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

1573  On this day in history birth of maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651)  

1586  On this day in history birth of john Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)  

1587  On this day in history birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  

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

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

Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on April - 17.  

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  On this day in history death of king Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041)  

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

1297  On April - 17 willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  

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