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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

1865  On this day in history johann Nepomuk Poissl, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1869  On August - 17 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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1870  On August - 17 1st ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1876  Opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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  Asaph Hall discovers Mars' moon Phobos on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  On this day in history richard Upjohn, US architect, died  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  On August - 17 ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company  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  Ole Bull, composer, dies at 70 on August - 17.  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 this day in history 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  Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  Monty Wooley, NYC, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1889  Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  Harry L Hopkins, US politician (Loan & Lease law) on August - 17.  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  Russian/French generals Obruchev/Boisdeffre signs Duple Alliance on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On this day in history erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author (Jorden)  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  On this day in history gold is discovered on Klondike River  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1578  On August - 17 birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on this day in history.  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  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  On August - 17 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  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1553  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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