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Historical Events In December - 17

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

1833  On December - 17 kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21  

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 December - 17.  

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

1848  On this day in history frederick Grant Gleason, composer  

1852  On this day in history the first Hawaiian cavalry organized  

1852  On this day in history 1st Hawaiian cavalry organized  

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

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

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

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

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

1863  Ion Vidu, composer on December - 17.  

1864  John Felix August Korling, composer on December - 17.  

1865  On this day in history franz Schubert's "Unvolendete" Symphony," premieres  

1869  On December - 17 nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer  

1870  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On December - 17 georges Feydeaus' "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris  

1891  On this day in history robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)  

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

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

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

1893  On December - 17 erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

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

1554  On this day in history birth of ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  

1619  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On this day in history death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

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  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on December - 17.  

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

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

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on this day in history.  

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

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