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Historical Events In April - 17

Monday, 19 April 2021

1924  Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures & Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On April - 17 nY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  On this day in history japan's Wakarsoeki govt falls/Baron Tanaka becomes premier  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  On this day in history abkhazian ASSR established in Georgian SSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  On April - 17 abkhazian ASSR forms in Georgian SSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  On April - 17 emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia ends slavery  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  On this day in history chicago Bears win their 1st NFL Game beating NY Giants 23-21  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  New Fenway Park opens, Washington Senators beat Red Sox 6-5 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  Provincial-National elections (Musserts NSB achieves 7.9%/44 chairs) on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  Charles J M Ruys de Beerenbrouck, Dutch PM (1918-23, 29-33), dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1937  On April - 17 cartoon characters Daffy Duck, Elmer J Fudd & Petunia Pig, debut  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On April - 17 joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Office of Price Administration established (handled rationing) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history british troop land in Iraq/Yugoslavia; surrender to nazis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  12 Lancasters bombs MAN-factory in Augsburg on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Admiral Yamamoto flies from Truk to Rabaul on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  J T Hearne, cricketer (took 49 wkts in 12 Tests for England), dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  8th Air Force bombs Dresden on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Hannie Schaft, "Girl with red hair," executed on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history last French troops leave Syria (National Day)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On April - 17 syria declares independence from French administration  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Jackie Robinson bunts for his first major league hit on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Jackie Robinson bunts for his 1st major league hit on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Johan P earl of Limburg Stirum, diplomat, dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  On this day in history nY Yankee Mickey Mantle's 1st game, he goes 1 for 4  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  Mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Wash DC's Griffith Stadium on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On April - 17 betty Jameson wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  Willie Mosconi sinks 150 consecutive balls in a billiard tournament on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On this day in history bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Brussel's (Belgium) World Fair opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  American Samoa sets up a constitutional government on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  Eddie Cochran, rocker, dies at 21 in a car crash on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1278  On April - 17 birth of michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On April - 17 birth of tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  Maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League) was born on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1586  On April - 17 birth of john Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  On this day in history birth of marco Ivan Lukacic, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1620  Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  On April - 17 death of alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0485  On April - 17 proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0617  On April - 17 death of donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  On this day in history bernhard I, King of Italy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0858  Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1272  Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1297  On April - 17 willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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