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Historical Events In December - 17

Monday, 25 January 2021

1833  James Thadeus Holtzclaw, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1893 on this day in history.  

1833  Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21 on December - 17.  

1835  On this day in history alexander E Agassiz, US, businessman/biologist/geology  

1838  On this day in history berthold Tours, composer  

1840  On December - 17 christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer  

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

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

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 December - 17.  

1852  1st Hawaiian cavalry organized on December - 17.  

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

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

1861  Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer on December - 17.  

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

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

1863  Ion Vidu, composer on December - 17.  

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

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

1885  France declares Madagascar a protectorate on December - 17.  

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  On this day in history 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  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  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on December - 17.  

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on December - 17.  

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

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on December - 17.  

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

1632  On this day in history 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 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  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on this day in history.  

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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