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Historical Events In December - 17

Saturday, 18 September 2021

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 December - 17.  

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

1838  Berthold Tours, composer on December - 17.  

1840  Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer on December - 17.  

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

1843  A Christmas Carol', by Charles Dickens, is published on December - 17.  

1843  Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is first published on December - 17.  

1848  Frederick Grant Gleason, composer on December - 17.  

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

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

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  On December - 17 john Felix August Korling, composer  

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

1869  On this day in history nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer  

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

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 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  On this day in history lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

1885  On December - 17 france declares Madagascar a protectorate  

1887  On December - 17 georges Feydeaus' "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris  

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

1891  On this day in history msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

1892  Tsjaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette," premieres in St Petersburg on December - 17.  

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

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

1893  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  

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

1619  On December - 17 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  On December - 17 death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

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

0942  Death of William Longsword on December - 17.  

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 December - 17.  

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

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on December - 17.  

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