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Historical Events In December - 17

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

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 this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history berthold Tours, composer  

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

1842  Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups) on December - 17.  

1843  On this day in history a Christmas Carol', by Charles Dickens, is published  

1843  On December - 17 charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is first published.  

1848  On this day in history frederick Grant Gleason, composer  

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

1852  On December - 17 1st Hawaiian cavalry organized  

1853  Herbert Beerbohm Tree, England, actor/theater manager (Trilby) on December - 17.  

1860  On this day in history anaheim Township created in Los Angeles County  

1861  On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer  

1862  On this day in history general US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee  

1862  Gen US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history ion Vidu, composer  

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

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

1869  On this day in history nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer  

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  On December - 17 william Lyon Mackenzie King, (L), 10th Canadian PM (1921-30, 1935-48)  

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

1881  On December - 17 aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent)  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on December - 17.  

1885  France declares Madagascar a protectorate on December - 17.  

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

1891  Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge) on this day in history.  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1892  Tsjaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.  

1893  Russia ratifies Duple Alliance with France on December - 17.  

1893  On this day in history erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)  

1893  On December - 17 levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71  

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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 December - 17.  

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 December - 17.  

1554  On December - 17 birth of ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on this day in history.  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

1638  On December - 17 birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  

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  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on this day in history.  

0942  On this day in history 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 December - 17 death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  On December - 17 isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  

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