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Historical Events In April - 17

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

1961  Bay of Pig invasion The US try to start a people's revolution to overthrow Fidel Castro. They fail on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  Louise Fazenda, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Ford Mustang formally introduced ($2368 base) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Jerrie Mock becomes first woman to fly solo around the world on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1966  On this day in history 100th intl soccer meet between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Operation Linebacker II began in Mekong Delta on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On April - 17 shortwave Radio NY Worldwide goes back on the air after a week off  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Surveyor 3 launched; soft lands on Moon, April 20 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1968  On this day in history "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 72 perfs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On this day in history margaret Seddon, dies at 95  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history czechoslovakia's Communist Party chairman Alexander Dubcek deposed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1969  On April - 17 the Band (formerly The Hawks), perform their first concert  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On April - 17 bernadette Devlin elected to British house of commons  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On April - 17 paul McCartney's first solo album "McCartney"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On April - 17 sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On this day in history bundy victim Susan Rancourt disappears from CWU, Ellensburg, WA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Frank McGee, Today show host, dies of cancer at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On this day in history khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea Natl Day)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  The government of Cambodia surrends to the Khmer Rouge on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1977  On this day in history marjorie Gateson, actress (One Man's Family), dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1983  First National Coin Week begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On this day in history in Warsaw, police route 1,000 Solidarity supporters  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  On this day in history birth of maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1651)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore) was born on this day in history.  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 April - 17 birth of giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  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  Proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14] on this day in history.  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 April - 17 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  Death of King Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041) on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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