On This Day 17 August

Important Days

Important Events

1862 – American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Dakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1866 – Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1909 – Madan Lal Dhingra, Indian activist (b. 1883)