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Historical Events In December - 17

Friday, 03 July 2020

1749  On December - 17 domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto)  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on December - 17.  

1770  On December - 17 ludwig Van Beethoven was born on Dec. 16, 1770 (baptized on Dec. 17, 1770)  

1770  The birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history johann Friedrich Schubert, composer  

1777  On this day in history france recognizes independence of English colonies in America  

1778  On this day in history hunphry Davy, English chemist (discovered some elements)  

1788  Russian army of Grigorij Potemkin occupies Ocharov on December - 17.  

1790  Aztec calendar stone discovered in Mexico City on December - 17.  

1791  NYC traffic regulation creates the 1-way street system on December - 17.  

1791  On this day in history nYC traffic regulation creates 1st 1-way street  

1792  Opening of first legislative assembly of Lower Canada in Quebec city on this day in history.  

1792  On December - 17 opening of 1st legislative assembly of Lower Canada in Quebec city  

1797  Joseph Henry, US, scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism on December - 17.  

1798  First impeachment trial against a US senator (Wm Blount, TN) begins on this day in history.  

1798  On this day in history 1st impeachment trial against a US senator (Wm Blount, TN) begins  

1800  On this day in history gergely Czuczor, Hung/Czech poet/translator (Great Hung dictionary)  

1801  On December - 17 johan NMJ, king of Saxon (1854-73) (translated Divina Commedia)  

1807  On December - 17 the Milan Decree issued by Napoleon reiterates the paper blockade against British trade with the Continent  

1807  On this day in history france issues the Milan Decree, which confirms the Continental System.  

1807  On December - 17 john Greenleaf Whittier, US, poet (Snow-bound)  

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on December - 17.  

1819  Congress of Angostura establishes Columbia's independence from Spain on December - 17.  

1819  On December - 17 congress of Angostura establishes Colombia's independence from Spain  

1819  Samuel Jones, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 on this day in history.  

1820  Frederick Tracy Dent, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on December - 17.  

1821  Kentucky abolishes debtors prisons on this day in history.  

1821  On December - 17 frederick West Lander, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1824  On this day in history john Kerr, System physicist (electro-visually Kerr-effect)  

1829  Bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1830  On this day in history south American revolutionary hero Simon Bolivar dies in Colombia.  

1830  Jules de Goncourt, France, novelist (Germinie) on December - 17.  

1830  On December - 17 simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia  

1832  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails in Strait Le Maire on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on December - 17.  

1619  On December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  

1632  On December - 17 birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on December - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on December - 17.  

0695  On this day in history begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  

1187  On December - 17 gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on December - 17.  

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  

1273  On December - 17 death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  On this day in history isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  

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