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Historical Events In December - 17

Monday, 19 April 2021

1833  On December - 17 james Thadeus Holtzclaw, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1893  

1833  On this day in history kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21  

1835  On December - 17 alexander E Agassiz, US, businessman/biologist/geology  

1838  Berthold Tours, composer on December - 17.  

1840  On December - 17 christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer  

1842  Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups) on this day in history.  

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  Frederick Grant Gleason, composer on this day in history.  

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

1852  On December - 17 1st Hawaiian cavalry organized  

1853  On December - 17 herbert Beerbohm Tree, England, actor/theater manager (Trilby)  

1860  On December - 17 anaheim Township created in Los Angeles County  

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

1862  On December - 17 general US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee  

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 this day in history.  

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

1870  On December - 17 giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

1873  On December - 17 ford Madox Ford, England, novelist/editor (Inheritors)  

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

1875  On December - 17 violent bread riots in Montreal  

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  France declares Madagascar a protectorate on December - 17.  

1887  Georges Feydeaus' "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris on December - 17.  

1891  Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge) on December - 17.  

1891  On December - 17 msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

1892  On this day in history tsjaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette," premieres in St Petersburg  

1893  Russia ratifies Duple Alliance with France on this day in history.  

1893  Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter) on this day in history.  

1893  Levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  On December - 17 birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

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  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  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

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

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  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on this day in history.  

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

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

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