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Historical Events In December - 17

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1940  On this day in history british troops occupies Sollum  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history german troops led by Rommel begin retreating in North Africa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history hMS THRACIAN, lost while in Hong Kong - ran aground, dry-docked but damaged by Japanese bombing, later beached. Salvaged and served in Japanese Navy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese-Timor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Allies condemn the Nazis for murdering Jews on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On this day in history allies in London sentence German war criminals  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Transport 63 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Japanese-Americans released from detention camps on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On December - 17 uS Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Green Bay Packers win NFL championship on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1944  Pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history uS V-2 rocket reaches 183 km, White Sands Proving Grounds, NM  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  Bradman & Barnes complete 405 run 5th wkt stand, score 234 ea on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  Constance [Clara] Garnett, Russian-English translator, dies at 84 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  New York struck by a blizzard, resulting with 27" of snow on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On December - 17 nY struck by a blizzard, resulting with 27" of snow  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On December - 17 david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  On December - 17 dutch Communist Party members forbidden to be civil servants  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  Dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On this day in history british Petroleum Company (BP) formed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  fully automated railroad freight yard (Gary IN) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On this day in history carl Perkins wrote Blue Suede Shoes. Less than 48 hours later, he recorded it at the Sun Studios in Memphis.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On December - 17 eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of Pecos), dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On December - 17 the Atlas U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile makes its inaugural test flight.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On December - 17 dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On December - 17 on the Beach premiered this day at the Astor Theatre in New York City -- and in 17 other cities. It was the first motion picture to debut simultaneously in major cities around the world  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Disgruntled employee set fire to a circus tent in Niteroi Brazil on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On December - 17 india seizes Goa and 2 other Portuguese colonies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history marion Perkins, sculptor (Man of Sorrow), dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On December - 17 current constitution of Monaco promulgated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On December - 17 thomas Mitchell, US, actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On December - 17 the U.S. Congress passed the Clean Air Act, a sweeping set of laws designed to protect the environment from air pollution. It was the first legislation to place pollution controls on the automobile industry.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on December - 17.  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  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1619  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  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  On this day in history birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on December - 17.  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  On this day in history begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0942  On this day in history death of william Longsword  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  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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