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Historical Events In August - 17

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1990  "The Exorcist 3" premiers on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 17 pearl Bailey broadway actress/singer, dies at 72 from a heart attack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history phyllis Polander sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

1991  On August - 17 don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Andre de Villiers, South African, murdered on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator/interpreter, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On August - 17 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 Whatsapp

1999  On August - 17 izmit earthquake in Turkey killing 17,127 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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2005  On this day in history bangladesh is hit by bomb explosions. [2]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  Sellapan Ramanathan gains victory in the Singapore Presidential elections, 205 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of the Israel unilateral disengagement plan, starts on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot are jailed for two years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On this day in history 15 civilians are killed by a Syrian warplane attack in Aleppo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Terror attack on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain as van rams into crowds killing 16, injuring 120 on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Three Hong Kong activists, Jason Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow jailed for unlawful assembly on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 17 anti-immigrant One Nation party leader Pauline Hansen is widely criticized for wearing a burqa into the Australian parliament  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on August - 17.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  On August - 17 birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1753  On this day in history birth of josef DobrovskĂ˝, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  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  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  On this day in history nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1510  Death of Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1536  Death of Pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight on August - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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