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Historical Events In April - 17

Thursday, 06 October 2022

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

1983  India launched its first satellite on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On April - 17 nolan Ryan strikes out his 3,500th batter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Wayne Gretsky scores 7 points in a playoff game on this day in history.  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  On this day in history bessie Head, writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On this day in history 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 this day in history eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1989  On this day in history charles Lampkin, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history ralph David Abernathy, US civil rights leader, dies  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 April - 17 railroad workers go on strike in the US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On April - 17 jack Yellen, US poet (Sons o' Fun), dies at 97  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Hank Penny, country music singer, dies at 73 of heart failure on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history turgut -zal, president of Turkey (1989-93), dies at 65  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  A R A (Anton) Murray, cricketer (289 runs & 11 wkts in 10 Tests), dies on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Eva Jones, poet/novelist, dies at 82 on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On April - 17 chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  Twelve holidaymakers are killed in southern Switzerland when a bus carrying twenty seven people plunges 656 feet into a ravine on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  On this day in history 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 April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  The St Cuthbert Gospel, Europe's oldest intact book, purchased by the British Library for 9 million pounds on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

2017  1st living giant shipworm at 3 ft found in the Philippines, really a type of clam on this day in history.  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  On April - 17 protests across India at the rape and murder of an 8-year old Muslim girl in Kathua, Bengalu  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  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 on this day in history.  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  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist (Comedia) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  On April - 17 birth of maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern (Catholic League)  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 April - 17 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  Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700) was born on April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 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  Death of Donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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