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Historical Events For April - 17

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

1961  On April - 17 1,400 Cuban exiles land in Bay of Pigs attempt to overthrow Castro  

1961  On this day in history bay of Pig invasion The US try to start a people's revolution to overthrow Fidel Castro. They fail  

1962  On this day in history louise Fazenda, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66  

1964  Ford Mustang formally introduced ($2368 base) on April - 17.  

1964  On April - 17 jerrie Mock becomes first woman to fly solo around the world  

1964  On this day in history "Cafe Crown" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 3 performances  

1966  100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1) on April - 17.  

1967  On April - 17 operation Linebacker II began in Mekong Delta  

1967  Shortwave Radio NY Worldwide goes back on the air after a week off on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history surveyor 3 launched; soft lands on Moon, April 20  

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1968  P Wild discovers asteroids #1773 Rumpelstilz, #1830 Pogson, on this day in history.  

1968  On April - 17 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 72 perfs  

1968  On April - 17 margaret Seddon, dies at 95  

1969  Czechoslovakia's Communist Party chairman Alexander Dubcek deposed on April - 17.  

1969  On this day in history sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Sen Robert F Kennedy  

1969  The Band (formerly The Hawks), perform their first concert on this day in history.  

1969  Bernadette Devlin elected to British house of commons on this day in history.  

1970  Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help on April - 17.  

1970  On this day in history paul McCartney's first solo album "McCartney"  

1970  On April - 17 the Apollo XIII mission makes it back to earth It was the mission which popularized the phrase "Houston, we have a problem" as an on-board explosion threatened to kill the spacemen... "Houston, we HAD a problem"  

1970  On April - 17 sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92  

1971  Egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR) on April - 17.  

1971  Roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62 on April - 17.  

1972  On this day in history 1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26  

1974  On April - 17 bundy victim Susan Rancourt disappears from CWU, Ellensburg, WA  

1974  Frank McGee, Today show host, dies of cancer at 52 on April - 17.  

1975  Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea Natl Day) on April - 17.  

1975  On April - 17 the government of Cambodia surrends to the Khmer Rouge  

1976  Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1977  E F Helin & S J Bus discovers asteroid #2135 Aristaeus on this day in history.  

1977  Marjorie Gateson, actress (One Man's Family), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1978  On April - 17 bill Rodgers wins his 2nd Boston Marathon  

1983  First National Coin Week begins on April - 17.  

1983  On April - 17 in Warsaw, police route 1,000 Solidarity supporters  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1278  Michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320) was born on April - 17.  

1539  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) was born on April - 17.  

1573  Maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League) was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651)  

1586  John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore) was born on this day in history.  

1587  Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born on April - 17.  

1598  Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1620  On April - 17 birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

0485  On April - 17 proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14]  

0617  On this day in history death of donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg  

0818  On this day in history bernhard I, King of Italy, dies  

0858  On April - 17 benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies  

1080  Death of King Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041) on this day in history.  

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

1297  Willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86 on April - 17.  

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