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Historical Events In April - 17

Monday, 19 April 2021

1983  On this day in history india entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  India launched its first satellite on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Nolan Ryan strikes out his 3,500th batter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Wayne Gretsky scores 7 points in a playoff game on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Felix Pappalardi, rocker (Cream, Mountain), dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Ilona Bodden, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Bessie Head, writer, dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On April - 17 julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On April - 17 eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1989  On April - 17 maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Charles Lampkin, dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Ralph David Abernathy, US civil rights leader, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Dow Jones closes for first time over 3,000 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On this day in history railroad workers go on strike in the US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Jack Yellen, US poet (Sons o' Fun), dies at 97 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On April - 17 hank Penny, country music singer, dies at 73 of heart failure  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Turgut -zal, president of Turkey (1989-93), dies at 65 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On April - 17 peter Hacker, US journalist/actor (NBC, Broadcast News), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On April - 17 a R A (Anton) Murray, cricketer (289 runs & 11 wkts in 10 Tests), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Eva Jones, poet/novelist, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  Chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  On this day in history twelve holidaymakers are killed in southern Switzerland when a bus carrying twenty seven people plunges 656 feet into a ravine.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  On April - 17 a suicide bombing by Islamic Jihad in Tel Aviv kills nine people and injures dozens.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  The Pound Sterling hits a 15-year high against the US dollar, breaking through the US$2 level for the first time since 1992 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  On April - 17 the St Cuthbert Gospel, Europe's oldest intact book, purchased by the British Library for 9 million pounds  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2013  5 people are killed in Wana, Pakistan, by a United States drone attack on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2014  Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a fourth term as President of Algeria on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On this day in history 1st living giant shipworm at 3 ft found in the Philippines, really a type of clam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history former F.B.I. director James Comey publishes his political autobiography “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership”  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Protests across India at the rape and murder of an 8-year old Muslim girl in Kathua, Bengalu on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2019  On this day in history beyoncé releases a live album of her 2018 Coachella performance on the same day as her Netflix documentary "Homecoming"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2019  On this day in history the 2019 Indonesian general election takes place; for the President, 575 seats in the People's Representative Council, and 136 seats in the Regional Representative Council.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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  Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700) was born on April - 17.  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  Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on April - 17.  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 this day in history death of donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Bernhard I, King of Italy, dies on April - 17.  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  On April - 17 zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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