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Historical Events In December - 17

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1965  On December - 17 largest newspaper-Sunday New York Times at 946 pages ($0.50)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Tito [Raffaele A] Schipa, Italian tenor/composer (Rondine), dies at 76 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history harold Holt, Australian premier (1966-67), drowns at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  USAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On December - 17 arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On this day in history the Beach Boys played to royalty at Royal Albert Hall in London. Princess Margaret was in attendance and shook the royal jewelry to such classics as Good Vibrations, I Get Around and Help Me, Rhonda.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history cease-fire between India and Pakistan in Kashmir  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On December - 17 radio Bangladesh begins transmitting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1972  New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On December - 17 charles G Abbot, US astronomer (Sun Constant), dies at 101  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Lynette Fromme was sentenced to life for attempt on President Ford's life on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Frank Sully, actor (Parachute Nurse, Inside the Law), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Referendum approves new constitution of Rwanda on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Budweiser rocket car reaches 1190 kph (record for wheeled vehicle) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history driver Stan Barrett became the first person in the world to travel faster than sound on land. He drove the Budweiser Rocket car at a top speed of 739.666 in a one-way run at Rogers Dry Lake,California.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On December - 17 members of the Red Brigades kidnap Brigadier General James L Dozier  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  Leonid B Kogan, Russian violist, dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Erik Christensen, NHL player on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Otto Gotsche, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history richard Kuklinski, a suspect in several murders, is arrested by undercover agents at a truck stop off the New Jersey Turnpike, marking the culmination of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms' "Operation Iceman."  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Wayne Danke Schoen Newton won a $19.2 million judgment against NBC News, which had aired reports linking Newton to mob figures on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history ron Kass, record co pres (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Bernard Cardinal Alfrink, archbishop of Utrecht Neth, dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  USS Tennessee, first sub to carry Trident 2 missiles, commissioned on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On December - 17 don Draper, actor (Pepper Agent 00X), dies of AIDS at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Soap opera "One Life To Live" airs its 6,000th episode on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Dana Andrews, US actor (Laura), dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history janet Margolin, US actress (Annie Hall), dies at 50 of ovarian cancer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history north Korea shoots down a US Army helicopter when it strays north of the demilitarized zone.dec18  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On December - 17 jan Wiegel, director/producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64  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  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 this day in history birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  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 December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1638  On December - 17 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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