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Historical Events In April - 17

Sunday, 24 September 2023

1983  India entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket on April - 17.  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 this day in history nolan Ryan strikes out his 3,500th batter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On April - 17 wayne Gretsky scores 7 points in a playoff game  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  On this day in history ilona Bodden, writer, dies  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  Julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On this day in history carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90 on April - 17.  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  Soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros on April - 17.  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  On this day in history 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 April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1994  On this day in history 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  On April - 17 eva Jones, poet/novelist, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  A suicide bombing by Islamic Jihad in Tel Aviv kills nine people and injures dozens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

2012  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 5 people are killed in Wana, Pakistan, by a United States drone attack  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 April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Former F.B.I. director James Comey publishes his political autobiography “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership” on April - 17.  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 April - 17 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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Famous Birthdays In April - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1278  Michael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1320) was born on this day in history.  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  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  On April - 17 birth of john Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer was born on this day in history.  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  On April - 17 birth of marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame (d. 1700)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In April - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0326  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  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  On this day in history 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 April - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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