July 17 in History – What happened on 17 July in Past

✅ Published on July 17th, 2021 in July in History

17 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 17, the day number in a year is 198 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 199. July 17 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

July 17 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1429Dauphin was crowned as King of France.
1453The Battle of Castillon, the last conflict of the HundredYears' War, ended with the English losing all landholdings in France,except Calais.
1712England, Portugal and France indicated a ceasefire.
1727Simon van Slingland was appointed Dutch pension consultant.
1740Prospero Lambertini was elected the fourteenth pope.
1762Catherine II became the Empress of Russia after the assassination of Peter II.
1771Dene men, acting as guides to Samuel Hearne on his explorationof the Coppermine River in present-day Nunavut, Canada, massacred agroup of about 20 Copper Inuit.
1775First military hospital approval received.
1791French Revolution-Members of the National Guard fired into alarge crowd that was gathered at the Champ de Mars, Paris to sign apetition demanding the removal of King Louis XVI.
1850The Harvard Observatory took the first photograph of the star.
1861The US Congress authorized the money inscribed on paper.
1862The US military gave permission for blacks to be accepted as workers.
1863The New Zealand Wars resumed as British forces in New Zealandled by General Duncan Cameron began their Invasion of the Waikato.
1867In Boston, Massachusetts, the Harvard School of Dental Medicinewas established as the first dental school in the United States.
1906Clement Armand Falières was elected President of France.
1912The International Amateur Athletics Federation IAF) was established in Sweden.
1916The birthplace of Abraham Lincoln was established as the National Historical Park in the city of Kentucky in Loughroy County.
1918The RMS Carpathia, which had rescued the survivors of theRMS Titanic sinking, was itself sunk by a German U-boat.
1918Russian Revolution-Bolsheviks executed Tsar Nicholas II andhis family at Yekaterinburg.
1918RMS Carpathia, which had rescued the survivors of the RMS Titanic sinking, was it self sunk by a German U-boat.
1919The constitution was adopted in Finland.
1929The Soviet Union ended diplomatic relations with China.
1936Nationalist rebels attempted a coup d'état against the Second Spanish Republic, sparking the Spanish Civil War.
1944Two ships laden with ammunition for World War II exploded atthe Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California, killing 320 sailors and civilians, and injuring more than 400 others.
1944In the United States, 322 people died in an explosion in two ammunition-laden ships near California.
1945Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill, and Harry S. Truman, leadersof the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Statesrespectively, met in Potsdam to decide what should be done with post-World War II Germany.
1947The Indian passenger ship SS Ramdas was destroyed by a storm in Mumbai, killing 625 people.
1948Women in the country were declared eligible in any type of civil services including the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service.
1950India's first plane crashed in Pathankot.
1950Communism Act implemented in South Africa.
1968Led by Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, the Arab SocialistBa'ath Party overthrew Iraqi President Abdul Rahman Arif.
1973Mohammed Zahir Shah, the last King of Afghanistan, was oustedin a coup by his cousin Mohammed Daoud Khan while in Italy undergoingeye surgery.
197441 people were injured in the bombings in the London Tower.
1981A structural failure caused a walkway at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, US, to collapse, killing 114 people and injuring 216 others.
1992Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the Manchester Metrolink,a light rail system in Greater Manchester, England.
1994The first piece of the comet Shumaker Levi-9 collided with Jupiter.
1995The Nasdaq Composite Index closed above the 1,000 mark for the first time.
1996TWA Flight 800 exploded in mid-air andcrashed into the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York.
1998Russia buries tsar Nicholas II and family, 80 years after they died.
2006Discovery spacecraft landed safely on Earth after completing its 13-day space journey at the Space Center of Cap Canaveral Florida).
2009Two suicide bombers detonated themselves at two separate hotelsin Jakarta, Indonesia.
2010South Korea develops a long-range cruise missile reportedly capable of striking North Korea, Japan, Russia and China.
2011Juan Maria Bordaberry, former Uruguayan dictator, dies while under house arrest for murders committed during his dictatorship.
2011Casey Anthony, cleared of murdering her daughter Caylee and set to be released from the Orange County, Florida jail, attracts major crowds unhappy with the judgement.
2012Top executive Marissa Mayer, leaves Google after being appointed Yahoo! Inc.'s new CEO.
2012Astronauts, Sunita Williams of the United States, Yuri Malenchenko of Russia and Aki Hoshide of Japan, arrive at the International Space Station for a three-month long mission.
2013In an effort to curb obesity rates, the United Arab Emirates offers its citizens one gram of gold for every kilogram of weight they lose.
2013A heat wave settles over the U.S.; at least one fatality is reported.
2014Microsoft announces that it will lay off 14% of its workforce, equalling approximately 18,000 employees; many of the cuts are expected to come from recently-acquired Nokia
2014Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 is hit by a missile while flying over eastern Ukraine, the location of heavy fighting by pro-Russian separatists; the origin of the missile is not yet known; all 298 people aboard the plane were killed in the attack.
2014The crash of Malaysia Airlines plane-17 killed 283 passengers and 15 crew members.

Famous Birthdays of July 17 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1945Alexander / Prince / Yugoslavia
1926Willis Carto / Activist / United States of America
1911Heinz Lehmann / Academic / Germany
1901Luigi Chinetti / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1973Eric Moulds / Footballer / United States of America
1932Hal Riney / Business Man / United States of America
1949Charley Steiner / Journalist / United States of America
1977Leif Hoste / Cyclist / Belgium
1921Toni Stone / Baseball Player / United States of America
1961Jeremy Hardy / Actor / United Kingdom
1969Jaan Kirsipuu / Cyclist / Estonia
1979Mike Vogel / Actor / United States of America
1912Erwin Bauer / Racing Car Driver / Germany
1976Dagmara Domińczyk / Actress / United States of America
1972Eric Williams / Basketball Player / United States of America
1976Anders Svensson / Footballer / Sweden
1972Elizabeth Cook / Singer / United States of America
1910Frank Olson / Chemist / United States of America
1674Isaac Watts / Writer / United Kingdom
1928Vince Guaraldi / Writer / United States of America
1774John Wilbur / Politician / United States of America
1531Antoine de Créqui Canaples / Cardinal / Roman Republic
1948Ron Asheton / Writer / United States of America
1950Phoebe Snow / Writer / United States of America
1983Jessi Cruickshank / Television Host / Canada
1933Keiko Awaji / Actress / Japan
1920Juan Antonio Samaranch / Politician / Spain
1958Thérèse Rein / Business Woman / Australia
1896Rupert Atkinson / Raf Officer / United Kingdom
1960Mark Burnett / Writer / United States of America

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