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Historical Events In December - 17

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1940  British troops occupies Sollum on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On December - 17 german troops led by Rommel begin retreating in North Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1941  On December - 17 dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese-Timor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1942  Allies in London sentence German war criminals on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1944  On this day in history japanese-Americans released from detention camps  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1944  On this day in history green Bay Packers win NFL championship  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1944  On December - 17 pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  US V-2 rocket reaches 183 km, White Sands Proving Grounds, NM on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Bradman & Barnes complete 405 run 5th wkt stand, score 234 ea on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1947  On December - 17 new York struck by a blizzard, resulting with 27" of snow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  NY struck by a blizzard, resulting with 27" of snow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On December - 17 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history dutch Communist Party members forbidden to be civil servants  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 10th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  British Petroleum Company (BP) formed on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  fully automated railroad freight yard (Gary IN) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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

1957  Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Disgruntled employee set fire to a circus tent in Niteroi Brazil on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  India seizes Goa and 2 other Portuguese colonies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1962  Current constitution of Monaco promulgated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

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

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1632  On December - 17 birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 17

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1213  On December - 17 jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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