Historical Events In September - 17
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1697 On September - 17 battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks
1702 On September - 17 olof Rudbeck, composer, dies at 71
1711 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, composer on this day in history.
1714 Gottlieb W Rabener, German author (Vom Misbrauch of the Satire) on September - 17.
1730 Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees on September - 17.
1730 On this day in history friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prus/US inspector-gen of Washington's army
1732 On this day in history josef Antonin Planicky, composer, dies at 40
1737 Georg-August University opens in GĂ¶ttingen on September - 17.
1743 Jean-Marie Caritat, France, mathematician on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history edinburg occupied by Jacobites under Young Pretenders
1748 Robert Wainwright, composer on September - 17.
1762 On this day in history francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer, dies at 74
1764 On September - 17 john Goodricke, English astronomer/member Royal Society
1765 On September - 17 gregory XVI, [Bartolomeo A Cappellari/Mauro], Italy, Pope
1767 Henri-Montan Berton, composer on September - 17.
1771 Tobias George Smollett, novelist (Adv of Roderick Random), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1774 Joseph Caspar Mezzofanti, Cardinal/linguist (understood 70 languages) on September - 17.
1776 Presidio of SF forms as a Spanish fort on this day in history.
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 On September - 17 the Constitution of the United States of America is signed
1787 On this day in history uS constitution adopted by Philadelphia convention
1787 Prussian troops conquer Gorinchem on September - 17.
1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, satellite of Saturn on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history giuseppi Saverio Rafaele Mercadante, composer
1796 Pres George Washington delivers his farewell address on this day in history.
1798 On September - 17 antonia M B Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat
1800 Franklin Buchanan, Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1874 on this day in history.
1801 On September - 17 edward William Lane, translator (Thousand & 1 Nights)
1803 On September - 17 franz Xaver Sussmayr, composer, dies
1809 On this day in history peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn.
1814 On September - 17 stefano Ronchetti-Molnteviti, composer
1818 Halfdan Kjeruif, composer (Kjerulf) on this day in history.
1819 On this day in history first whaling ship arrives in Hawaii