Historical Events In September - 17
Sunday, 20 January 2019
1819 On September - 17 1st whaling ship arrives in Hawaii
1819 Jean-Bernard-Leon Foucault, physicist (pendulum proved Earth rotates) on September - 17.
1820 On September - 17 earle Van Dorn, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1820 On this day in history henri Hamal, composer, dies at 76
1821 On September - 17 charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon, composer
1823 On September - 17 abraham L Breguet, French clock maker, dies at 76
1824 Giacomo Tritto, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
1825 On September - 17 lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, MC (Confederacy), died in 1893
1826 G F Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function) on this day in history.
1834 On September - 17 edouard Pailleron, French attorney/stage writer
1835 Charles Darwins lands on Chatham Galapagos-archipelago on September - 17.
1839 Ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies on September - 17.
1846 Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer, dies at 84 on September - 17.
1849 On this day in history vaclav Juda Novotny, composer
1850 On this day in history great fire in San Francisco
1853 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Patristischen Philosophie) on this day in history.
1854 Hans Muller, music historian on September - 17.
1857 On September - 17 konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocket & space research
1858 Dred Scott, US slave (REV-decision Supreme court), dies on this day in history.
1859 Man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America on September - 17.
1859 On September - 17 frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator
1861 On September - 17 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia
1861 Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch) on this day in history.
1862 Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of the Civil War on September - 17.
1862 Battle of Cumberland Gap, TN-evacuted by Federals on this day in history.
1862 On September - 17 lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41
1863 Pope Pius IX encyclical On persecution in New Grenada on this day in history.
1863 Albartus Telting, Fries poet/2nd-Member of parliament, dies on September - 17.
1864 Grant approves Sheridan's plan for Shenandoah Valley Campaign on September - 17.
1864 On September - 17 walter Savage Landor, author, dies
1868 Roman Nose (Wiquini), Cheyenne indian leader, dies on September - 17.
1869 On September - 17 christian Lange, Norway, pacifist/internationalist (Nobel 1921)
1869 On this day in history peter M Roget, England, lexographer (Roget's Thesaurus), dies
1871 Mont Cenis railway tunnel Switzerland opens on September - 17.