Historical Events In September - 17
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1697 Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks on this day in history.
1702 On September - 17 olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71
1711 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, composer on September - 17.
1714 Gottlieb W Rabener, German author (Vom Misbrauch of the Satire) on this day in history.
1730 Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees on this day in history.
1730 Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prus/US inspector-gen of Washington's army on September - 17.
1732 On September - 17 josef Antonin Planicky, composer, dies at 40
1737 On this day in history georg-August University opens in Göttingen
1743 On this day in history jean-Marie Caritat, France, mathematician
1745 On this day in history edinburg occupied by Jacobites under Young Pretenders
1748 On September - 17 robert Wainwright, composer
1762 On this day in history francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer, dies at 74
1764 On this day in history john Goodricke, English astronomer/member Royal Society
1765 On this day in history gregory XVI, [Bartolomeo A Cappellari/Mauro], Italy, Pope
1767 On September - 17 henri-Montan Berton, composer
1771 On this day in history tobias George Smollett, novelist (Adv of Roderick Random), dies at 50
1774 On September - 17 joseph Caspar Mezzofanti, Cardinal/linguist (understood 70 languages)
1776 On September - 17 presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort
1778 On September - 17 1st treaty between the US & Indian tribes signed (Fort Pitt)
1783 On this day in history samuel Prout, water-color painter
1787 The Constitution of the United States of America is signed on September - 17.
1787 On September - 17 uS constitution adopted by Philadelphia convention
1787 On September - 17 prussian troops conquer Gorinchem
1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn on September - 17.
1795 Giuseppi Saverio Rafaele Mercadante, composer on this day in history.
1796 Pres George Washington delivers his farewell address on September - 17.
1798 Antonia M B Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat on this day in history.
1800 On this day in history franklin Buchanan, Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1874
1801 On this day in history edward William Lane, translator (Thousand & 1 Nights)
1803 Franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies on this day in history.
1809 On September - 17 peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn.
1814 Stefano Ronchetti-Molnteviti, composer on September - 17.
1818 Halfdan Kjeruif, composer (Kjerulf) on this day in history.
1819 On September - 17 first whaling ship arrives in Hawaii