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Historical Events In December - 17

Friday, 14 May 2021

1920  On December - 17 japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history south Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On December - 17 armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On December - 17 last British troops leave Ireland Freestate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On this day in history eric Brand, diplomat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Greek king George II overthrown by army/republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  First US diesel electric locomotive enters service, Bronx NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  On this day in history 1st US diesel electric locomotive enters service, Bronx, NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On December - 17 colonel William "Billy" Mitchell court-martial for insubordination  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1925  Col William "Billy" Mitchell court-martial for insubordination on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On December - 17 rijk de Gooyer, Dutch actor (Black Rider, Rififi in Amsterdam)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  On this day in history german Marx govt falls due to cooperation with red army  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  On December - 17 jeremy Brooks, writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  On this day in history alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  On December - 17 uS sub 'S-4' sinks after collision kills all 34 aboard  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  Bradman scores 118 on 1st-class cricket debut, 188 mins 8 fours on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  On December - 17 richard Long, Chic Ill, actor (Prof-Nanny & the Professor)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  John McGraw backs NL Pres John Heydler's designated hitter idea on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  Marilyn Beck, newspaper columnist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  William Safire, political columnist (NY Times)/speech writer (Nixon) on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  On this day in history bob Guccione, [Robert C J Edwa], US publisher (Penthouse, Omni)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1931  On this day in history yvonne Keuls, [Bamberg], Dutch writer (Jan Rap & Co)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  Cards trade Jim Bottomley to Reds for Estel Crabtree & Ownie Carroll on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On this day in history first flight of the Douglas DC-3 airplane.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen & dummy Charlie McCarthy, appear on TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On December - 17 gerard Vissering, banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  Utrecht Central Station destroyed by fire on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  German pocket battleship Graf Spee scuttled by its crew off Uruguay on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On this day in history the first elements of the first Canadian Dvision arrive in Britian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

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1239  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1638  On this day in history birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1195  On December - 17 boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1273  On December - 17 death of rumi (b.1207)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1471  On this day in history isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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