Click Here» To know about the natural disasters and worst epidemics/ pandemics in history of human civilization
» List of natural disasters & epidemics
Advertisements
Home | Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

 

Share This Page

 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Army Day (Laos Lesotho Mali)
  • Chiaraque en Canas (Peru)
  • Day of the Martyrs (Day of Sorrow) (Azerbaijan)
  • Death of Amilca Cabral (Guinea Bissau)
  • Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro) (Brazil)
  • Inauguration Day (United States of America)
  • National Heroes Day (Cape Verde Islands Guinea Bissau)
  • View All »
 

Days In August

 

Popular Searches

 

Poll

  • Will Biden dismantle Trump's immigration policy?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Advertisements

 

Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

1865  On August - 17 johann Nepomuk Poissl, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  Bathe & Prussia signs peace treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  On this day in history the first international boat race (Thames River) (Oxford beats Harvard)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  1st international boat race (Thames River, Oxford beats Harvard) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1870  The first ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  Western Australia is granted representative government on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1870  Frederick Russell, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Advertisements

1876  Eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars' moon Phobos  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1878  Richard Upjohn, US architect, died on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1880  On this day in history leo Ascher, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On August - 17 ole Bull, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1883  On August - 17 the first public performance of the Dominican Republic's national anthem, Himno Nacional.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  On August - 17 clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German anarchists/feminist (Wife & society)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  On this day in history charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  On August - 17 franz Commer, composer, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1888  James Jameson, British nature investigator (Congo), dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1890  On August - 17 harry L Hopkins, US politician (Loan & Lease law)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On this day in history 1st public bathhouse with showers opens in NYC (People's Bath)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  The birth of Mae West, American actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On this day in history russian/French generals Obruchev/Boisdeffre signs Duple Alliance  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On August - 17 aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52[NS=8/29]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  Phils get 36 hits, Sam Thompson hits for cycle beating Louisville 29-4 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1896  On this day in history gold discovered in the Yukon Territory, Canada  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Gold is discovered on Klondike River on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Days In August

List Of Important Days In August

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  On this day in history birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  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  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1153  On this day in history death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1464  On this day in history nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on August - 17.  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  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Will Biden dismantle Trump's immigration policy?
Yes
No
Don't Know