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 This day in History - September 17
471 Historic Events for September 17
1839

Ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies

Death
1846

Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer, dies at 84

Death
1849

Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer

Birth
1850

Ab¡lio Manuel Guerra Junqueiro, Portuguese poet (Simple Ones)

Birth
1850

Great fire in San Francisco

Event
1853

Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Patristischen Philosophie)

Birth
1854

Hans Mller, music historian

Birth
1857

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocket and space research

Birth
1858

Dred Scott, US slave (REV-decision Supreme court), dies

Death
1859

Frank D Adams, Canada geologist/educator

Birth
1859

Richard Henry Warren, composer

Birth
1859

Man in SF claims himself Norton I, emperor of America

Event
1861

1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia

Event
1861

Hampton Institute forms

Event
1861

Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch)

Birth
1862

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41

Death
1862

Battle of Mumfordville, KY-US Col J Wilder surrenders city

Event
1862

William Edwin Starke, Conf brig-gen, dies in battle at about 48

Death
1862

Battle of Cumberland Gap, TN-evacuted by Federals

Event
1862

Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of Civil War, 23,110 die

Event
1863

Pope Pius IX encyclical On persecution in New Grenada

Event
1863

Albartus Telting, Fries poet/2nd-Member of parliament, dies

Death
1863

Alfred Victor Comte de Vigny, poet, dies

Death
1864

Grant approves Sheridan's plan for Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Event
1864

Walter Savage Landor, author, dies

Death