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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1865  Johann Nepomuk Poissl, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  On this day in history bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  The first international boat race (Thames River) (Oxford beats Harvard) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On August - 17 1st international boat race (Thames River, Oxford beats Harvard)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On August - 17 mrs Esther Morris becomes 1st woman magistrate (South Pass, Wyoming)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  The first ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Western Australia is granted representative government on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On this day in history 1st ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Frederick Russell, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  Opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1876  On August - 17 eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  On August - 17 asaph Hall discovers Mars' moon Phobos  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  On August - 17 reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  On this day in history richard Upjohn, US architect, died  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  Ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  On this day in history leo Ascher, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Ole Bull, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Samuel Goldwyn, [Goldfish], movie producer (MGM) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  The first public performance of the Dominican Republic's national anthem, Himno Nacional on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On this day in history clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German anarchists/feminist (Wife & society)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On August - 17 charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74 on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Monty Wooley, NYC, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  On this day in history james Jameson, British nature investigator (Congo), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On this day in history ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On this day in history harry L Hopkins, US politician (Loan & Lease law)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  1st public bathhouse with showers opens in NYC (People's Bath) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On August - 17 the birth of Mae West, American actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On August - 17 russian/French generals Obruchev/Boisdeffre signs Duple Alliance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  On this day in history aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52[NS=8/29]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history phils get 36 hits, Sam Thompson hits for cycle beating Louisville 29-4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author (Jorden) on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  On August - 17 gold discovered in the Yukon Territory, Canada  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Gold is discovered on Klondike River 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  On August - 17 birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On this day in history 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  On August - 17 birth of josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.  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 this day in history death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On this day in history death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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