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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

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

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

1792  Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1796  English beat Bataafs navy in Saldanha Bay on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1807  Robert Fulton's steamboat Clermont begins 1st trip up Hudson River on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1808  On this day in history napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  On August - 17 johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist (Free Will)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1817  On this day in history joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister (1870-71)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history james Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1828  On this day in history george William Warren, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1834  On August - 17 peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  Solymon Merrick patents wrench on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On this day in history british parliament accept registration of birth/marriage/death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  On August - 17 hubert Platt Main, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1841  Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On this day in history uS takes Los Angeles  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On August - 17 uS fleet officer Robert F Stockton annexes California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On August - 17 jose de San Martin, liberator of Chile, dies.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Jose Francisco de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1858  On this day in history 1st bank in Hawaii opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  Circus acrobat Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  1st air mail (in a balloon) took off from Lafayette Ind on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1863  Federal batteries &ships bombard Fort Sumter, Charleston on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1473  On August - 17 birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On August - 17 birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  On August - 17 birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On August - 17 birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1753  Josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

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0754  On this day in history karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On August - 17 death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  On this day in history francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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