Sunday, August 16, 2020

History Of 17 August | On This Day In World

History Of 17 August | On This Day In World

History Of 17 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 17 August are as follows: -

1836: Registrations related to births, marriages and deaths were accepted in the UK Parliament.

1858: First bank opened in the island of Hawaii.

1859: Letter sent for the first time through a hot air balloon.

1908: Phantomamagori made Emily Kohl's first fully animated film.

1909: Madan Lal Dhingra is hanged in Pentonvilli prison in connection with the murder of Vayali and Lalkaka.

1915: 275 killed in Galveston and Texas by cyclonic storm.

1917: Italy declares war against Turkey.

1941: The Government of East Germany completed the Berlin Wall.

1947: After British independence, the first British troops leave home.

1978: Three Americans cross the Atlantic Ocean with a hot air balloon.

1982: First CD (Compact Disc) made available to the public in Germany.

1987: Rudolph Hayes, believed to be close to German dictator Adolf Hitler, is found dead in prison.

1988: Pakistan President Zia-ul-Haq and US Ambassador Arnold Rafael killed in a plane crash.

1998: The then US President Bill Clinton confesses to his inappropriate relationship with former White House staffer Monica Lewinsky. This episode was discussed worldwide.

1999: At least one thousand people died in the morning earthquake in the Turkish industrial city of Izmit. Heavy loss of property.

2002: Russia denies the Dalai Lama a visa to visit his country.

2004: Liberal political Lionel Fernandes sworn in as the new President of the Dominican Republic.

2005: The whole of Bangladesh was rocked by bomb blasts. About 400 explosions in 63 districts.

2008: America's legendary swimmer Michael Phelps made history by winning eight gold medals in swimming at the Beijing Olympic Games.

2009: The one-day conference of all the Chief Ministers of the country on the issue of internal security was held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. 

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