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Historical Events In August - 17

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

1970  Venera 7 launched by USSR for soft landing on Venus on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On August - 17 horace McMahon, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  In New Britain a 7.1 earthquake caused a two-foot tsunami at Pomino on southeast New Britain on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Schoone slaapster), dies at 76 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history lee Trevino's 1st hole-in-one  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history uS archaeologists in Greece uncover evidence that people went to sea as early as 7500 BC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On August - 17 conrad Aiken, US poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On this day in history aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Sig Arno, Hamburg Germany, actor (My Friend Irma), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1976  Murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On this day in history the first manned balloon crossing of Atlantic Ocean (Eagle II)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Vivian Vance actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies at 72 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of cancer at 67 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On August - 17 midway relieved Constellation to begin another Indian Ocean deployment and complement Eisenhower task group still on contingency duty in the Arabian Sea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On August - 17 robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  Barney Phillips actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On August - 17 south Bend, Ind jury acquits self-avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  Barney Phillips, actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies at 68 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  In Luzon, Philippine Islands a 6.5 quake killed 16 and 47 injured and extensive damage in the Pasuquin-Laoag-Batac and Serrat areas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On August - 17 ira Gershwin lyricist, dies in Beverly Hills, Cal, at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On this day in history ira Gershwin, lyricist, dies in Beverly Hills at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On August - 17 holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Dave Kingman hits his 400th HR on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history bronze pig statue unveiled at Seattle's Pike Place Market  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On August - 17 dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On August - 17 rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt Jr (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  LIRR says Penn station will get air conditioning in 1991 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63 in plane crash on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  NYC 1st case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (9 year old Bronx boy) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1473  On August - 17 birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On August - 17 birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1753  Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39 on August - 17.  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  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on this day in history.  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  On August - 17 charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1635  On August - 17 francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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