April 17th (1895) was a Wednesday. It's the 106th day of the year (107th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 259 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 17th April, 1895
» The Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan is signed. This marks the end of the First Sino-Japanese War, and the defeated Qing Empire is forced to renounce its claims on Korea and to concede the southern portion of the Liaoning named Fengtien Histo
Famous Birthdays on April 17 in 1895
» Robert Dean Frisbie, American author (d. 1948)
April 17th Holidays in History
» Christian Calendar of saints named Feast Day:
» Benedict Joseph Labre
» Kateri Tekakwitha (Canada)
» Stephen Harding
» April 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
» Earliest day on which Store Bededag or General Prayer Day can fall, while May 13 is the latest; observed on the 4th Friday after Easter. (Denmark)
» Evacuation Day (Syria) called Evacuation Day, celebrates the recognition of the independence of Syria from France in 1946.