According to Gregory calendar, on June 17, the day number in a year is 169 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 170. June 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.

Important Historical Events of 17 June in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1462Forces led by Vladia's Vladia III Dracula attacked an otomankamp at night in an attempt to kill Mehmed II.
1579Explorer Francis Drake landed in an area of ​​current-california, named it New Albian and claimed for England.
1609The Netherlands, England and France signed a 12-year contract.
1631The death of Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, screaming; Jahan spent the next seventeen years in the construction of the Taj Mahal.
1632Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, died.
1674Jijabai, the mother of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, passed away. Jijabai was a very sacred and intelligent woman who was a great vision for an independent state. He inspired Shivaji by narrating stories of Ramayana, Mahabharata and Balraj. Inspired by him, Shivaji took the oath of freedom (Swaraj) in the temple of Lord Rayireshwar in 1645 when he was 17 years old. In Shivaji's innocent, impeccable character and courage, Jijabai's contribution is very large.
1734French troops occupied Philipsburg in the Rhine.
1745The American colonies captured Cape Breton Island from Louisbourg, Frank.
1773Cucaca, Colombia was founded by Juana Rangel de Cuellar.
1775In the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Britis army defeated the Continental Army of Nena America but suffered heavy losses. The Continental Army quickly reorganized itself and the struggle for internal independence continued.
1775American revolutionary war-British forces took Bunker Hillout of Boston, Massachusetts.
1843New Zealand Wars-N Europeans' armed arms arms Nelson to arrest Nagati Toa chief Tea Raopraha and clashed with Maori, resulting in 26 deaths.
1856The Republican Party held its first national convention in Philadelphia.
1876Lakota Sioux and Cheyenne's Great Siox War-A Band attacked the United States Army campaign and its Crow and Shoson colleagues at the Rosebade Battle.
1885France's gift to the Statue of Liberty arrived at the port of New York.
1885Statue of Liberty brought to New York Harbor.
1885Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty was a huge neo -classical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City in New York in the United States. The copper statue designed by French Eiffel and the French sculptor, designed by Fraderic Auguste Bartold, was dedicated on 28 October 1886, a gift of the United States for the people of France.
1900Boxer rebellion-consecrated naval forces captured a brief but bloody battle on Taku Fortsahar.
1900Boxer rebellion-consecrated naval forces captured a brief but bloody battle on Taku Fortsahar.
1922Portuguese naval aviants Gago Kotinho and Saikadura Kabral completed the first aerial crossing of South Atlantic.
1933The Civil Disobedience Campaign ended. Civil disobedience is active, proficient refusal to follow certain laws, demands, or a government orders, or an occupied international power. Civil disobedience sometimes, although not always done, which is defined as non-violent resistance.
1936Heinrich Himmler was appointed chief of the German police.
1940Three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania came under the possession of the Soviet Union. The Soviet suzerainty of the Baltic states covers the period of invasion and invasion in 1940 in 1941 from the Soviet-Baltic mutual support agreement in 1939.
1940The biggest marine disaster of the Second World War-Britain was in at least 3, at least 3 thousand people were killed by the sinking of the military contingent by Luftwafa near St.-Nazier, France.
1944Iceland declared independence from Denmark and became a republic. Eliminating the monarchy led to a slight change in the Constitution of Iceland. The people of Iceland celebrated the end of the long struggle for total freedom and praised Jon Sigur Icelandsson for their early independence movement and the first President of Iceland.
1950Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Saudi Arabia signed security pacts.
1963About 2,000 people in South Vietnam faced riots despite blaming the Joint Community to resolve the ongoing Buddhist crisis from day one.
1967China became the fourth country in the world to have hydrogen bomb.
1967The People's Republic of China announced a successful test of its first thermonuclear weapon. A thermonuclear weapon is a nuclear weapon that uses energy from primary nuclear fragmentation reaction and ignites a secondary nuclear fusion response. When the result explosive power increases much of the results compared to single-phase fission weapons.
1970Kidney transplant operation was first performed in Chicago.
1972Watergate Complex Invashington,. C. In the Democratic National Committee offices, five people were arrested for the theft attempts, igniting the Watergate scandal, which eventually led US President Richard Newton's resignation of more than two years.
1981In Cairo, Egypt, 14 people were killed in a clash between Muslims and Christians.
1985John Hendricks started the Discovery Channel in the United States.
1985The STS-51-G Space Shuttle Discovery began to carry Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulziz Al Saud as a payload specialist, the first Arabia in the space and the first Muslim. The STS-51-G NASA's space shuttle program was the eighteenth flight, and the Space Shuttle was the fifth flight of Discovery. The seven -day mission launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida on 17 June 1985 and Edwards Air Force Base in California on 24 June.
1985In the Board Space Shuttle Discovery, Sultan bin Salman al -Saudbakem first Arab, first Muslim, and the first astronaut to fly in outer space.
1987With the death of the last person of the species, the dark seaside sparrow became extinct. The dark seaside sparrows, Ammodramus Maritimus Nigrusten, were non-resident sub-species of Seride Sparrows, found on the banks of the Merit Islands in Florida and on the banks of the River of the Merit Island.
1991The Parliament of South Africa canceled the Population Registration Act, which requires that every resident of South Africa be classified and registered by caste as part of the system of apartheid.
1992The arms deduction has been signed by US President George Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Start II (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) was a strategic aggressive weapons deficiency and a bilateral treaty on the border between the United States and Russia.
1994FIFA World Cup football started in Chicago.
1994After a police chase and exiting suicide attempt with Los Angeles, actor and former American football player OJ. Simpson was arrested for the killings of his ex -wife Nicole Brown Simpson and his friend Ronald Goldman.
2015The gunman killed nine people in a church in South Carolina, USA.

Important Historical Events of 17 June in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1858Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi, the heroine of the Indian independence struggle of 1857, was martyred.
1961The HF-24 Marut supersonic fighter designed by the German engineer Curt Tank made his first flight. Hindustan Aeronautics HF -24 Marut was an Indian fighter -bombary aircraft of the 1960s. It was the first jet aircraft in India.

Important Days of 17 June National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Desert and Drought Prevention DayInternational Day
World Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtInternational Day
Iceland National DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 17 June 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1887Kailash Nath Katju / Politician / India
1930Anup Kumar / Actor / India
1942Bhagat Singh Koshyari / Politician / India
1973Leander Paes / Tennis Player / India

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