Historical Events in January 1817

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

Historic Event

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

  • Jan 22 British freighter Diana sinks off Malaya

Music Premiere

Jan 25 Gioachino Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" (Cinderella) premieres in Rome

  • Jan 31 Franz Grillparzer's "Die Ahnfrau" premieres in Vienna