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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1896  On August - 17 george Washington Carmack discoveres gold in Klondike region of Yukon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Bridget Driscoll, 1st Brit to die in an auto-accident on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  W B Purvis patents electric railway switch on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  Quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  Edmond Audran, composer, dies at 61 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  On this day in history joe Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia U & begins Pulitzer Prizes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  Abram Chasins, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On this day in history dutch govt of De Master begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On August - 17 john Hay Whitney, publisher (NY Herald Trib 1961-67)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  Hazel Bishop, chemist/cosmetics manufacturer on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Bishop forbids Christian membership in Dutch Textile Union on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  On August - 17 marian Viktorovich Koval, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  B Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history kurt Hessenberg, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Eric Aaltonen, composer on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  On this day in history frederik de Merode, Belgian prince  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  W. Mark Felt, American Watergate informant on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  The Belgian government moves its offices from Brussels to Antwerp on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 17 franklin D Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  James Grierson, British general on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On this day in history mob lynches Jewish businessman Leo Frank in Cobb County, Ga after death sentence for murder of 13-year-old girl commuted to life  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  SS Glenby, this Ropner ship was sunk by gunfire from a U boat St. George's Channel. The Germans then machine gunned the survivors in the life boats, killing two and seriously wounding two others on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On this day in history german troops over run Kovno Lithuiana  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On August - 17 leo Frank, lynched for raping 12 year old in Georgia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On this day in history bulgarian offensive in Macedonia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Eleanor Steber, opera singer on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 17

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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  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on this day in history.  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on this day in history.  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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