Click Here» To know about the natural disasters and worst epidemics/ pandemics in history of human civilization
» List of natural disasters & epidemics
Advertisements
Home | Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

 

Share This Page

 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Army Day (Laos Lesotho Mali)
  • Chiaraque en Canas (Peru)
  • Day of the Martyrs (Day of Sorrow) (Azerbaijan)
  • Death of Amilca Cabral (Guinea Bissau)
  • Foundation Day (Rio de Janeiro) (Brazil)
  • Inauguration Day (United States of America)
  • National Heroes Day (Cape Verde Islands Guinea Bissau)
  • View All »
 

Days In August

 

Popular Searches

 

Poll

  • Will Biden dismantle Trump's immigration policy?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Advertisements

 

Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

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

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

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

1945  Indonesia proclaims its independence from Holland on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Indonesia (Dutch E Indies) declares independence from Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1946  Arthur Honegger's 3rd Symphony "Liturgique," premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On August - 17 alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Advertisements

1950  On this day in history indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  Hurricane winds drive 6 ships ashore, Kingston, Jamaica on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  Johannes B Tielrooy, literature (French Living Lesson), dies at 66 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On this day in history billy Murray, singer (Denver Nightengale), dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  Hurricane Diane, following hurricane Connie floods Connecticut River killing 190 &doing $1.8 billion damage on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On August - 17 world's 1st Moon probe, US's Thor-Able, explodes at T +77 sec  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Florent Schmitt, French composer/critic (Jardin Secret), dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On this day in history aDM Arleigh Burke reappointed CNO for 3rd 2 year term, serving longest term as CNO  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On August - 17 francis Gary Powers U-2 spy trial opens in Moscow  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On August - 17 gabon gains independence from France (National Day)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  The west African country of Gabon gains its independence from France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Building of the Berlin Wall begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On August - 17 kennedy administration establishes Alliance for Progress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1962  Beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history e German border guards shot &kill Peter Fechter, 18, attempting to cross Berlin Wall into western sector  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On August - 17 navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH-1) launched at Seattle, WA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history richard Barthelmess, actor (Heroes for Sales), dies of cancer at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1966  Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test S Africa v England 1927-28), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On August - 17 hurricane Camille claims more than 250  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect (November Group), dies at 83 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Days In August

List Of Important Days In August

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In August - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  On August - 17 birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  On August - 17 karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  On August - 17 nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Will Biden dismantle Trump's immigration policy?
Yes
No
Don't Know