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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1944  On August - 17 4th Canadian Armour division occupiers Trun Normandy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history indonesia declares independence from Netherlands (National Day)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On August - 17 indonesia proclaims its independence from Holland.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history indonesia (Dutch E Indies) declares independence from Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history gino Marinuzzi, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history arthur Honegger's 3rd Symphony "Liturgique," premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On August - 17 the Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1950  On this day in history indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 17 indonesia gains independence from Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Hurricane winds drive 6 ships ashore, Kingston, Jamaica on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Johannes B Tielrooy, literature (French Living Lesson), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Billy Murray, singer (Denver Nightengale), dies at 77 on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 &doing $1.8 billion damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  World's 1st Moon probe, US's Thor-Able, explodes at T +77 sec on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On August - 17 florent Schmitt, French composer/critic (Jardin Secret), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  ADM Arleigh Burke reappointed CNO for 3rd 2 year term, serving longest term as CNO on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Francis Gary Powers U-2 spy trial opens in Moscow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history gabon gains independence from France (National Day)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history the west African country of Gabon gains its independence from France.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Building of the Berlin Wall begins on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On August - 17 kennedy administration establishes Alliance for Progress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On August - 17 carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  E German border guards shot &kill Peter Fechter, 18, attempting to cross Berlin Wall into western sector on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH-1) launched at Seattle, WA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On August - 17 richard Barthelmess, actor (Heroes for Sales), dies of cancer at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Pioneer 7 launched into solar orbit on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test S Africa v England 1927-28), dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history hurricane Camille claims more than 250  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On August - 17 ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect (November Group), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1473  On this day in history birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1578  On August - 17 birth of francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  King John III of Poland (d. 1696) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history birth of nicola Antonio Porpora, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On August - 17 birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  Josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0754  On this day in history karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On August - 17 death of eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1304  On August - 17 death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  On this day in history death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  On August - 17 death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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