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Historical Events In December - 17

Friday, 03 July 2020

1833  James Thadeus Holtzclaw, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1893 on December - 17.  

1833  Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21 on this day in history.  

1835  Alexander E Agassiz, US, businessman/biologist/geology on December - 17.  

1838  On this day in history berthold Tours, composer  

1840  Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)  

1843  On December - 17 a Christmas Carol', by Charles Dickens, is published  

1843  Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is first published on this day in history.  

1848  On December - 17 frederick Grant Gleason, composer  

1852  The first Hawaiian cavalry organized on this day in history.  

1852  1st Hawaiian cavalry organized on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history herbert Beerbohm Tree, England, actor/theater manager (Trilby)  

1860  Anaheim Township created in Los Angeles County on December - 17.  

1861  Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.  

1862  General US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee on December - 17.  

1862  Gen US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee on December - 17.  

1863  Ion Vidu, composer on this day in history.  

1864  John Felix August Korling, composer on this day in history.  

1865  Franz Schubert's "Unvolendete" Symphony," premieres on December - 17.  

1869  Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer on this day in history.  

1870  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on December - 17.  

1873  Ford Madox Ford, England, novelist/editor (Inheritors) on this day in history.  

1874  William Lyon Mackenzie King, (L), 10th Canadian PM (1921-30, 1935-48) on this day in history.  

1875  Violent bread riots in Montreal on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent)  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

1887  On this day in history georges Feydeaus' "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris  

1891  On December - 17 robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on December - 17.  

1892  On December - 17 tsjaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette," premieres in St Petersburg  

1893  On this day in history russia ratifies Duple Alliance with France  

1893  Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter) on December - 17.  

1893  Levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71 on December - 17.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on December - 17.  

1493  On December - 17 birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  On December - 17 birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on this day in history.  

1195  On this day in history boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  

1213  On December - 17 jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on this day in history.  

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