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Historical Events For April - 17

Monday, 11 December 2017

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

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Louise Fazenda, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66 on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On April - 17 ford Mustang formally introduced ($2368 base)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Jerrie Mock becomes first woman to fly solo around the world on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On April - 17 "Cafe Crown" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 3 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1) on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On April - 17 operation Linebacker II began in Mekong Delta  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Shortwave Radio NY Worldwide goes back on the air after a week off on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On April - 17 surveyor 3 launched; soft lands on Moon, April 20  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1968  P Wild discovers asteroids #1773 Rumpelstilz, #1830 Pogson, on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1968  On this day in history margaret Seddon, dies at 95  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On April - 17 czechoslovakia's Communist Party chairman Alexander Dubcek deposed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Sen Robert F Kennedy on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history the Band (formerly The Hawks), perform their first concert  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Bernadette Devlin elected to British house of commons on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On April - 17 apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Paul McCartney's first solo album "McCartney" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On April - 17 1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Bundy victim Susan Rancourt disappears from CWU, Ellensburg, WA on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Frank McGee, Today show host, dies of cancer at 52 on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea Natl Day) on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  The government of Cambodia surrends to the Khmer Rouge on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, dies at 85 on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On April - 17 e F Helin & S J Bus discovers asteroid #2135 Aristaeus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1978  On April - 17 bill Rodgers wins his 2nd Boston Marathon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On April - 17 first National Coin Week begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On April - 17 in Warsaw, police route 1,000 Solidarity supporters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

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1278  On this day in history birth of michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  On this day in history birth of tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  On April - 17 birth of maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651) was born on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On this day in history birth of john Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On April - 17 birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  On this day in history birth of giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On this day in history birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0485  On this day in history proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0617  Death of Donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0818  On April - 17 bernhard I, King of Italy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0858  On this day in history benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1080  On April - 17 death of king Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on April - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1297  Willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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