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Historical Events In December - 17

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1749  On December - 17 domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On this day in history ludwig Van Beethoven was born on Dec. 16, 1770 (baptized on Dec. 17, 1770)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  The birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  Johann Friedrich Schubert, composer on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  On December - 17 france recognizes independence of English colonies in America  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  On December - 17 hunphry Davy, English chemist (discovered some elements)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1788  Russian army of Grigorij Potemkin occupies Ocharov on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1790  Aztec calendar stone discovered in Mexico City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1791  On December - 17 nYC traffic regulation creates the 1-way street system  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1791  NYC traffic regulation creates 1st 1-way street on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  Opening of first legislative assembly of Lower Canada in Quebec city on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On December - 17 opening of 1st legislative assembly of Lower Canada in Quebec city  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1797  On this day in history joseph Henry, US, scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1798  First impeachment trial against a US senator (Wm Blount, TN) begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1798  1st impeachment trial against a US senator (Wm Blount, TN) begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1800  Gergely Czuczor, Hung/Czech poet/translator (Great Hung dictionary) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1801  Johan NMJ, king of Saxon (1854-73) (translated Divina Commedia) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1807  On December - 17 the Milan Decree issued by Napoleon reiterates the paper blockade against British trade with the Continent  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1807  On this day in history france issues the Milan Decree, which confirms the Continental System.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1807  John Greenleaf Whittier, US, poet (Snow-bound) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Congress of Angostura establishes Columbia's independence from Spain on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history congress of Angostura establishes Colombia's independence from Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Samuel Jones, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On December - 17 frederick Tracy Dent, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  Kentucky abolishes debtors prisons on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  On this day in history frederick West Lander, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On this day in history john Kerr, System physicist (electro-visually Kerr-effect)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  On this day in history bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  South American revolutionary hero Simon Bolivar dies in Colombia on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history jules de Goncourt, France, novelist (Germinie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails in Strait Le Maire on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1267  On December - 17 birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On this day in history birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On this day in history birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0695  On December - 17 begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  On this day in history death of william Longsword  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1187  On this day in history gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  On this day in history boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On December - 17 isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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