Historical Events In July - 17
Monday, 03 August 2020
1704 On July - 17 pierre-Charles Le Sueur, French fur trader and explorer
1709 Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1712 On July - 17 england, Portugal & France sign ceasefire [or 19th]
1727 Simon van Slingelandt appointed Dutch pension advisor on July - 17.
1740 On this day in history prospero Lambertini chosen Pope Benedictus XIV
1744 On this day in history elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering
1746 On July - 17 anthonie van de Heim, Dutch pension advisor (1737-46), dies at 53
1753 On July - 17 andre-Joseph Panckoucke, French book publisher/merchant, dies
1762 Catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia on July - 17.
1762 Peter III Fjodorovitsj, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies at 34 on this day in history.
1763 The birth of John Jacob Astor, US millionaire on July - 17.
1763 Johannes H van der Palm, Dutch theologist/minister of Education on this day in history.
1763 On this day in history wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer, dies at 45
1764 On this day in history johann Mattheson, German composer, dies at 82
1774 Capt Cook arrives at New Hebrides (Vanuata) on July - 17.
1775 On July - 17 the first military hospital approved
1775 1st military hospital approved on this day in history.
1775 August Harder, composer on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history russian fleet destroys Swedish
1791 Members of the French National Guard under the command of General Lafayette open fire on a crowd of radical Jacobins at the Champ de Mars, Paris, during the French Revolution, killing as many as 50 people on this day in history.
1793 On this day in history charlotte Corday, murderer (Jean-Paul Marat), is guillotined
1794 African Church of St Thomas in Philadelphia, dedicated on July - 17.
1794 Richard Allen organizes Phila's Bethel African Meth Episcopal Church on July - 17.
1794 On July - 17 jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer, dies at 45
1804 Christian Ernst Graf, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1815 On July - 17 napoleonic Wars: In France, Napoleon surrenders at Rochefort, Charente-Maritime to British forces.
1817 Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer on this day in history.
1821 On July - 17 spain cedes Florida to US
1826 Joseph Graetz, composer, dies at 65 on July - 17.
1827 On this day in history frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet)
1830 On July - 17 eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
1832 Johan August Soderman, composer on July - 17.
1838 On July - 17 john Whites, hydraulic engineer, dies at 82
1839 On July - 17 friedrich Gernsheim, composer