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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

1896  George Washington Carmack discoveres gold in Klondike region of Yukon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On this day in history henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On this day in history bridget Driscoll, 1st Brit to die in an auto-accident  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  W B Purvis patents electric railway switch on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On August - 17 carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer, dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1903  On August - 17 abram Chasins, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1904  On this day in history boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  Dutch govt of De Master begins on August - 17.  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 this day in history marian Viktorovich Koval, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  Bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery on August - 17.  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  Kurt Hessenberg, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1910  On this day in history eric Aaltonen, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1912  On August - 17 edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop  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  On this day in history the Belgian government moves its offices from Brussels to Antwerp.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 17 french troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins  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  On August - 17 james Grierson, British general  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On August - 17 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  On August - 17 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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  German troops over run Kovno Lithuiana on August - 17.  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  Bulgarian offensive in Macedonia on this day in history.  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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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On this day in history 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 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  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 this day in history.  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

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  On August - 17 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  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  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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