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 This day in History - September 17
471 Historic Events for September 17
1868

Roman Nose (Wiquini), Cheyenne indian leader, dies

Death
1869

Christian Lange, Norway, pacifist/internationalist (Nobel 1921)

Birth
1869

Peter M Roget, England, lexographer (Roget's Thesaurus), dies

Death
1871

Mont Cenis railway tunnel Switzerland opens

Event
1872

Phillip W Pratt patents his sprinkler system for extinguishing fires

Event
1873

19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University

Event
1874

Ben[jamin] Turpin, US, comic (Uncle Tom Without the Cabin)

Birth
1875

Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer

Birth
1876

Race riots in SC

Event
1877

William Henry Fox Talbot, photographic pioneer, dies at 77

Death
1877

Jean Hure, composer

Birth
1878

Vincenzo Tommasini, composer

Birth
1879

Eugene Emmanuel Violletle-Duc, gothic archetect, dies

Death
1880

D‚sir‚-mile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor (Naval)

Birth
1882

Anton H Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light)

Birth
1883

William Carlos Williams, poet

Birth
1883

Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson Berners, 14th baron/composer

Birth
1884

Louis Schubert, composer, dies at 56

Death
1884

Bastiaan de Gaay Fortman, Dutch historian/Justice of Cura‡ao

Birth
1884

Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Elmira NY, composer (White Peacock)

Birth
1885

George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)

Birth
1885

Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, composer

Birth
1890

Lubov Tchernicheva, Russian ballerina

Birth
1891

Leslie Lincoln Henson, actor (Lady Luck, Funny Face, Harvey)

Birth
1892

Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Ballade of Merel)

Birth