The year 1817 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1817 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1817 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
17 OctoberSyed Ahmed Khan, the founder of Aligarh Muslim University, was born in Delhi.
20 JanuaryRaja Ram Mohan Roy established the Hindu College now Presidency University in Calcutta, Kolkata).
15 AprilThe first school in the US opened for deaf children.
01 JanuarySailing through Sandwich Island Otto von Kotzebue explored New Year Island.
12 FebruaryThe Argentine / Chilean Patriotic Army defeated the Spanish Army at the Battle of Chacabuco.
04 MarchJames Monroe was sworn in as the fifth President of the United States.
29 AprilThe Rush-Bagot Pact was signed.
16 MaySteamboat service began on the Mississippi River.
12 JuneThe German inventor Karl Drasse drove his earliest horse ("Dreissen " or Loughmaskine), the earliest form of the bicycle, in Mannheim.
04 JulyChief engineer James Gadeus began construction on the Erie Canal, Rome, New York), one of the first major engineering works in North America.
22 AugustBrazil's city of Araracara was discovered.
11 SeptemberThe Great Revolt of 1817–18 began in Sri Lanka.
31 OctoberEmperor Ninko accepted the throne of Japan.
20 NovemberThe first Seminole War began in Florida.
10 DecemberRecognized Mississippi as the 20th state of the United States.
19 MayThe Articles of Association of the Bank of Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada's oldest chartered bank, were adopted.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1817 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event

Famous People's Birthdays in 1817 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
15 MayDebendranath Tagore / Author / India
17 OctoberSyed Ahmad Khan / Philosopher / India

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