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Historical Events In August - 17

Thursday, 07 July 2022

1990  "The Exorcist 3" premiers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Pearl Bailey broadway actress/singer, dies at 72 from a heart attack on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Phyllis Polander sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history pearl Bailey, actress (Landlord)/singer, dies of heart attack at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Wade Frankum runs amok with automatic rifle and knife at Strathfield in Sydney, killing seven people and himself on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On August - 17 andre de Villiers, South African, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator/interpreter, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1998  On this day in history u.S. President Bill Clinton admits in a televised address to having had inappropriate relations with ex-White House intern Monica Lewinsky.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1999  On this day in history izmit earthquake in Turkey killing 17,127 people  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  Bangladesh is hit by bomb explosions. [2] on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  On this day in history sellapan Ramanathan gains victory in the Singapore Presidential elections, 205.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  Vladimir Putin issues a statement, revealing that Russia is to resume the flight exercises of its Strategic bombers in remote areas. The flights were suspended in 1991 after the Collapse of the Soviet Union on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  On August - 17 three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot are jailed for two years  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2013  15 civilians are killed by a Syrian warplane attack in Aleppo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Terror attack on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain as van rams into crowds killing 16, injuring 120 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On August - 17 three Hong Kong activists, Jason Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow jailed for unlawful assembly  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Anti-immigrant One Nation party leader Pauline Hansen is widely criticized for wearing a burqa into the Australian parliament on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On this day in history collision of two neutron stars witnessed for the first time first picked up by US-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (Ligo)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  The first observation of a collision of two neutron stars (GW170817) is hailed as a breakthrough in multi-messenger astronomy when both gravitational and electromagnetic waves from the event are detected. Data from the event provided confirmatory evidence for the r-process theory of the origin of heavy elements like gold on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  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  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on August - 17.  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  On August - 17 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  On this day in history birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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0754  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  On this day in history 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 August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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