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Historical Events In December - 17

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1894  Arthur Fiedler the conductor of The Boston Pops Orchestra was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Cricket day 3 1T Aus v Eng Eng 325 all out, 261 behind on 1st inn on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Arthur Fiedler, Boston Mass, conductor (Boston Pops) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  Anti-Saloon League of America formed, Washington, DC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  George Brownell patents a machine to make paper twine (Mass) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On this day in history frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On this day in history first prize of 100,000 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  1st prize of 100,00 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Frank Wedekind's "Der Erdgeist," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1902  On this day in history simon Drach, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  At 10 35 AM, first sustained motorized aircraft flight (Orville Wright) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  The birth of Erskine Caldwell, American novelist on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history at 10:35 AM, 1st sustained motorized aircraft flight (Orville Wright)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Erskine P Caldwell, author (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  At 10:35 AM, first sustained motorized aircraft flight (Orville Wright) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history dmitri B Kabalevsky, St Petersburg Russia, composer (In the Fire) [OS]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On December - 17 joseph Heifitz, film director  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On this day in history fernando Lopez-Garcia, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Ugyen Wangchuck became 1st hereditary king of Bhutan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On December - 17 kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  Willard Frank Libby, inventor (carbon-14 "atomic clock" (Nobel 1960)) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On December - 17 leopold II, king of Belgium, buried in Brussels  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On December - 17 keki Khursedji Tarapore, cricketer (0-72 in his only Test for India)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  William Roerick, actor (Guiding Light) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On December - 17 antoine G T "Toon" Hermans, Dutch entertainer/poet (Kolderliedjes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history louis Salvador Palange, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Austria parliament approves 8-hour day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  British Empire receives League of Nations mandate to Nauru on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  On December - 17 birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On December - 17 birth of ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On December - 17 birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  On December - 17 death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1187  On December - 17 gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1213  On this day in history jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On December - 17 isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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