Historical Events in January 1817

  • Jan 7 2nd Bank of US opens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jan 18 José de San Martín leads a revolutionary army over the Andes to attack Spanish royalists in Chile

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín
  • Jan 22 British freighter Diana sinks off Malaya
  • Jan 25 Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" premieres in Rome
  • Jan 31 Franz Grillparzer's "Die Ahnfrau" premieres in Vienna