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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

1787  Jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1788  Losantville, OH (now Cincinnati) founded on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  On this day in history jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1795  Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1796  English beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1804  Barbara Hec, organized 1st methodist church in US, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1807  Robert Fulton's steamboat Clermont begins 1st trip up Hudson River on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1808  Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1811  Johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1812  On this day in history frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1817  On August - 17 joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1819  On August - 17 james Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1827  Dutch King Willem I/Pope Leo XII sign concord on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1828  George William Warren, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1834  On this day in history charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1834  Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On August - 17 solymon Merrick patents wrench  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1836  British parliament accept registration of birth/marriage/death on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1839  On this day in history hubert Platt Main, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1840  Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1841  On this day in history luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1844  On August - 17 menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1846  US takes Los Angeles on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1846  On this day in history uS fleet officer Robert F Stockton annexes California  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  Jose de San Martin, liberator of Chile, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  On August - 17 jose Francisco de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1851  Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1856  On August - 17 violet Paget, [Vernon Lee], British author (Satan the master)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  On this day in history 1st bank in Hawaii opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1859  On this day in history circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1859  1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On this day in history confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  On August - 17 federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  On this day in history federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On this day in history birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1686  On August - 17 birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  On this day in history birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  On this day in history birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1304  On August - 17 death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  On this day in history death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  On August - 17 death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1553  On this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1635  On August - 17 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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