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Historical Events In December - 17

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1995  Lila Clark Knapp, publisher, dies at 63 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history intel Corporation and the Energy Department announced the development of a high-speed computer capable of performing more than one trillion calculations per second.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages, dies at 96 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On this day in history microsoft and Silicon Graphics Inc ended their conflict over the display of three-dimensional graphics online. The companies had engaged in a long battle over technical standards, which delayed development of graphics technology.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  Reginald Victor Jones, scientist, dies at 86 on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  17 people are killed and 70 are injured by a blast in a market in the Khyber Agency, Pakistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On December - 17 french sailor François Gabart sets round-the-world record for fastest solo navigation of the globe in 42 days 16 hours  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Terrorist suicide attack on a Methodist church in Quetta, Pakistan kills nine on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On December - 17 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" takes more than $450m worldwide in its opening weekend, 2nd largest opening in North America ($220m)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On December - 17 sebastián Piñera wins Chile's presidential election run-off returning to office after 4 years  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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2017  On this day in history brazilian footballer and former AC Milan and Real Madrid player Kaka retires  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Set of ink-brush paintings by Qi Baishi sells at auction for 931.5m yuan in Bejing - record for Chinese paintings on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history cBS announces former Chief Executive Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million exit payout  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  US military confirms it has killed 62 fighters from Islamist group al-Shabab in air strikes in Somalia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On December - 17 uS poacher sentenced to watch the film "Bambi" repeatedly during year in prison, for killing hundreds of deer in Missouri  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Malaysia files criminal charges against US bank Goldman Sachs for it role in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd scandal on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's word of the year is "justice" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history astronomers identify furtherest object in the solar system as 2018 VG18 (nicknamed Farout), 120 x further from the sun than earth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  New reports to US Senate say Russian propaganda efforts on social media much more extensive than thought, including targeting African Americans on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2019  Shandong, China's first fully domestically built aircraft carrier, enters naval service on December - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

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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  On December - 17 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 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 December - 17 birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  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  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on this day in history.  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  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on this day in history.  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  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 December - 17.  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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