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Famous Events For November 17

Famous Events For November 17 – Today In History

What Happened on November 17 in World History?

Early Centuries – November 17 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. November 17, 0473 – Emperor Leo I identifies Zeno I as the associate Emperor
2. November 17, 1183 – The family members of the Japanese Taira beat the Minamoto at the battle of Mizushima
3. November 17, 1278 – execution of 680 Jews in England for faking the currency
4. November 17, 1292 – John Balliol crowned King of Scots
5. November 17, 1511 – Peace Treaty of Westminster agreed upon by England, Spain, and the Holy Roman Kingdom
6. November 17, 1555 – The Council of State accepts the membership of William of Orange
7. November 17, 1558 – Elizabeth I crowned Queen of England and Ireland on the demise of her half-sister Queen “Blood” Mary
8. November 17, 1558 – The Church of England re-founded

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9. November 17, 1603 – hearing of Sir Walter Raleigh, English voyager, writer, and aristocrat for disloyalty
10. November 17, 1636 – Henrique Dias, Brazilian general achieves a significant victory over the Dutch in Brazil
11. November 17, 1659 – France and Spain agree upon the peace treaty of Pyrenees

18th Century – What Happened on November 17 – The 1700s

12. November 17, 1734 – detention of John Zenger for defamation against NY governor but was acquitted and released later
13. November 17, 1774 – The earliest US Military division established at Carpenter’s Hall, Philadelphia, viz., First City Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry is still in operation
14. November 17, 1785 – Church of England put in order in New England
15. November 17, 1796 – Austrians were defeated by a French army commanded by Napoleon I in Italy at the War of Arcole
16. November 17, 1798 – many lost their lives during the severe snow hurricane in New England

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19th Century – November 17 This Day That Year – The 1800s

17. November 17, 1800 – The still-under-construction Capitol building was the venue of the 1st assembly of Congress in Washington, DC
18. November 17, 1812 – Napoleon while evacuation from Moscow fights the war of Krasnoi
19. November 17, 1827 – The Association of Delta Phi was founded at the Union College in Schenectady, New York
20. November 17, 1831 – Greater Colombia divides Ecuador and Venezuela
21. November 17, 1839 – debut performance of “Oberte Conti Di” by Giuseppe Verdi in Milan
22. November 17, 1842 – Elusive slave George Latimer arrested in Boston
23. November 17, 1842 – the creation of the movie “Linda di Chamounix” in London
24. November 17, 1853 – installation of Street lights at the crossings of roads in San Francisco approved
25. November 17, 1855 – The first European to visit Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe was David Livingstone
26. November 17, 1856 – The United States Army Constructs Fort Buchanan over the Sonoita River in modern southern Arizona to govern the newly gained lands in the Gadsden Purchase
27. November 17, 1858 – Modified Julian Period introduced by Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory
28. November 17, 1862 – stepping down of Associated Secretary of War George B Randolph
29. November 17, 1862 – Union Army Chief Ambrose Burnside campaigns out of Washington DC to commence the Fredericksburg operation
30. November 17, 1863 – War of Knoxville, Tennessee

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31. November 17, 1863 – The outline of the Gettysburg Address prepared by Abraham Lincoln
32. November 17, 1866 – creation of the movie “Mignon” in Paris
33. November 17, 1869 – Englishman James Moor travels 13K on bicycle from Paris to Rouen to achieve the 1st bicycle competition
34. November 17, 1869 – inauguration of the Suez Canal in Egypt connecting Mediterranean and Red seas
35. November 17, 1874 – expatriate vessel Cospatrick submerges off Auckland, NZ after it was destroyed by fire
36. November 17, 1875 – establishment of Amer Theosophical Society by Mme Blavatsky & Col Olcott
37. November 17, 1876 – debut performance of Slavonic March by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in Moscow to a hearty welcome by the Russians
38. November 17, 1877 – the debut of the movie “Sorcerer” by Gilbert and Sullivan in London
39. November 17, 1878 – A shocking assault by Russia on Turkish defense at Kars, Armenia
40. November 17, 1878 – a failed attempt to kill Umberto I of Italy
41. November 17, 1883 – Willie Fernie defeats the present title holder Bob Ferguson 1-up in 36-hole in the finals of the British Open Golf, Musselburgh Links
42. November 17, 1884 – detention of boxer John L Sullivan while on his 2nd round of boxing for cruel treatment of the opponent
43. November 17, 1885 – Russian help prompts the Serbian Army to attack Bulgaria
44. November 17, 1888 – 5th musical by Tchaikovsky debuts in St Petersburg
45. November 17, 1889 – commencement of commercial daily service between Chicago-Portland and San Francisco by Union Pacific
46. November 17, 1894 – establishment of Daily Racing Form
47. November 17, 1894 – capture of murderer H H Holmes in Boston on following him from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day November 17 – The 1900s

48. November 17, 1903 – Dahomey (Benin) becomes a French territory
49. November 17, 1903 – Bolivia surrenders the Arce region to Brazil; Bolivia in turn gets rail and water outlets in the east according to the Treaty of Petropolis
50. November 17, 1904 – debut performance of the musical “Little Johnny Jones” by George Cohan
51. November 17, 1905 – Japan and Korea agree – The Eulsa Treaty
52. November 17, 1913 – introduction of a course of training for dental hygienists in US Bridgeport, Connecticut
53. November 17, 1913 – The passage of a ship for the first time through the Panama Canal, connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans
54. November 17, 1914 – US announces that the Panama Canal comes under the neutral zone
55. November 17, 1917 – Lenis upholds the temporary ban on the freedom of the press
56. November 17, 1918 – Social Democratic Party renamed Communist Party Holland: CPH
57. November 17, 1918 – German army leaves Brussels
58. November 17, 1922 – A British warship leaves for Malta with the last chief of the Ottoman kingdom, Mehmed VI on board
59. November 17, 1926 – The first play of Chicago Black Hawks of NHL and defeat Tor St Pats, 4-1
60. November 17, 1927 – Hurricane strikes Washington DC
61. November 17, 1928 – inauguration of the Boston Garden formally

62. November 17, 1928 – Notre Dame, after a successful career for 23 years, vanquished at home turf
63. November 17, 1929 – Pascual Ortiz Rubio voted to power as President of Mexico
64. November 17, 1929 – Nicolai Bucharin dismissed from the Politburo by Joseph Stalin
65. November 17, 1930 – “Sweet & Low” a musical with Fanny Brice debuts in NYC
66. November 17, 1931 – In a cricket match between NSW and South Africa, Bradman achieves 135 runs in 128 mins with 15 fours
67. November 17, 1931 – introduction of Pan Am service by Charles Lindbergh between Cuba and South America using the Sikorsky fixed-winged seaplane, “American Clipper”
68. November 17, 1932 – stepping down of von Papen in Germany
69. November 17, 1933 – speculative trade between the USA and the Soviet Union agreed
70. November 17, 1933 – the movie “Duck Soup” by the Marx brothers, guided by Leo McCarey and featuring the Marx Brothers premieres in the US
71. November 17, 1936 – instantaneous accomplishment on the radio by Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy
72. November 17, 1937 – conciliation with Germany commences with the visit of Britain’s Lord Halifax to Germany
73. November 17, 1938 – Italy frames its own anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws
74. November 17, 1939 – German submarine destroys a passenger vessel
75. November 17, 1939 – debut performance of “Very Warm for May” by Jerome Kern/Hammerstein II in NYC

76. November 17, 1939 – The first NFL team to travel by air was Green Bay Packers
77. November 17, 1941 – debut of the 2nd musical by Virgil Thomson
78. November 17, 1944 – Air attacks by Nazi on Dutch NE Polder
79. November 17, 1945 – last performance of “Girl from Nantucket” after 12 presentations at Adelphi Theatre NYC
80. November 17, 1945 – HJ Wilson of RAF creates a New world air speed of 606 mph (975 kph)
81. November 17, 1947 – an anti-Communist allegiance oath brought into force by the US Screen Actors Guild
82. November 17, 1948 – The steel industry in Britain was brought under the public sector by an Act of the House of Commons
83. November 17, 1951 – The world’s first atomic-powered heating unit was built in Britain
84. November 17, 1953 – The name of St. Louis Browns officially changed to Baltimore Baseball Club Inc
85. November 17, 1953 – The human beings still left in the Islands of Blasket, Kerry, Ireland are transported to the mainland
86. November 17, 1953 – Israel’s raid on Jordon on October 4, 1953 was censured both by the USA and the United Nations
87. November 17, 1956 – In a match against Colgate, Syracuse fullback player Jim Brown creates an NCAA-best score of 43 points
88. November 17, 1956 – atomic test by USSR
89. November 17, 1957 – TV transmission channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV commences airing the program

90. November 17, 1959 – preparation of artificial diamond by De Beers establishment in South Africa
91. November 17, 1959 – NL Rookie of the Year awarded to Giants slugger Willie McConvey
92. November 17, 1959 – illustrations of the planned NYC arena with translucent roof exhibited by William Shea
93. November 17, 1960 – contract signed between New MLB Washington and Elwood Quesada for a permit
94. November 17, 1962 – last show of “Nowhere to Go, But Up” at Winter Garden NYC after 9 presentations
95. November 17, 1962 – Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC bestowed by US President JFK
96. November 17, 1962 – The musical “Little Me” by Neil Simon, Cy Coleman, and Carolyn Leigh commenced at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre New York City to give 257 presentations
97. November 17, 1962 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, Semipalitinsk, USSR
98. November 17, 1964 – Restrictions on arms supply to South Africa by the British Labor Party
99. November 17, 1965 – membership for the People’s Republic of China in the UN declined by the UN General Meeting
100. November 17, 1965 – appointment of William Eckert as Commissioner of baseball by voting unopposed
101. November 17, 1965 – in a surprise attack, the NVA attacks the American army of the 7th Cavalry at Landing Zone Albany in la Drang Valley, killing most of them
102. November 17, 1966 – fireball Leonid spray maximum (150,000+ per hour)
103. November 17, 1967 – exchange of names between Beatles Ltd and Apple Music Ltd
104. November 17, 1967 – convection of Regis Debray, a French writer, for a 30-year jail term in Bolivia

105. November 17, 1967 – spacecraft Surveyor 6, a man-made object to take off from the moon for the first time
106. November 17, 1967 – the inauguration of the Women’s clothing center, Zilch I, by Davey Jones of the Monkees, in Greenwich Village, New York
107. November 17, 1968 – premiere of the musical. “Zorba” by John Kander and Fred Ebbs at Imperial Theater, New York to give 305 presentations
108. November 17, 1968 – TV transmission channel 29 in Hastings, NB on PBS commences airing the programs
109. November 17, 1968 – The Heide Game is an American Football League played between Raiders and Jets, Raiders defeated the Jets, 43-32. NBC stops the coverage to show the movie “Heidi”. The viewers were disappointed for not broadcasting Raider’s march
110. November 17, 1968 – Alexandros Pangagoulis was awarded capital punishment for trying to kill Greek autocrat George Papadopoulos
111. November 17, 1969 – opening of the SALT discussions in Helsinki Finland
112. November 17, 1960 – Page 3 of the British Newspaper Sun exhibits the 1st pinup girl (vintage Art) for clothing advertisement
113. November 17, 1970- Russia sends an unmanned spacecraft Lunokhod to land on the Moon
114. November 17, 1970 – copyright granted to Douglas Engelbart for inventing the mouse for the computer

115. November 17, 1973 – 100 students lost their lives when the Greek government assaulted them with tanks
116. November 17, 1973 – The part played in the movie, “The Nurse” by Teri Garr was that of a stripper
117. November 17, 1973 – US President Richard Nixon declares before the Associated Press that citizens have to know whether their president is a crook. He also declares that he is not a crook.
118. November 17, 1974 – the founding of the Union of Banana Exporting Countries (UPEB)
119. November 17, 1974 – organization of Alliance Qpereario-Camponesa (Worker-Peasant Alliance) opposite of PCP(m-1)
120. November 17, 1976 – Atomic test by China at Lop Nor, PRC
121. November 17, 1977 – Debut of “Elephant Man” by Bernard Pomerance in London
122. November 17, 1977 – Israel invites Egyptian President Anwar Sadat for a formal visit and the invitation was accepted by the President
123. November 17, 1977 – Miss UK wears a platinum bikini costing $9500 during the Miss World Pageant
124. November 17, 1979 – The rules for Rotisserie Baseball were drafted by Daniel Okrent on board an aircraft to Austin, TX
125. November 17, 1979 – black and female US captives were granted freedom by Ayatollah Khomeini
126. November 17, 1979 – The first home play of NY Stars (WBL) at Madison Square Garden in NYC
127. November 17, 1979 – debut performance of the American small episode “Salem’s Lot” on the theme of the novel of the same title by Stephen King in the United States
128. November 17, 1980 – The musical “Double Fantasy” by John Lennon in the UK released
129. November 17, 1980 – The first African-American TV Transmission station was WHHM Television in Washington
130. November 17, 1981 – premiere of “1st” at Martin Beck Theatre, NYC to give 37 presentations
131. November 17, 1981 – NY Knick of NBA Bill Cartwright score 19 with an equal number of free throws
132. November 17, 1982 – NL MVP awarded to Dale Murphy

133. November 17, 1983 – Premiere of “La Tragedie de Carmen” at Beaumont Theater NYC to give 187 presentations
134. November 17, 1983 – Harm Wiersma continues holding the checkers world championship
135. November 17, 1983 – successive 13th straight victory for Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL play
136. November 17, 1983 – the movie made on the theme of the play and story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, “Yentl” guided and featured by Barbra Streisand and Mandy Patinkin opens.
137. November 17, 1984 – NJ Nets defeat Golden State Warrior, 124-110, and Golden State Warrior scores 59 points
138. November 17, 1984 – Islanders achieve 20 points against Rangers
139. November 17, 1985 – airing of programs on 92.3 WXRK FM by Howard Stern from New York, NY
140. November 17, 1985 – NY Jets play a very aggressive play defeating Tampa Bay, 62-28
141. November 17, 1985 – debut performance of contentious TV spy story, “Hostage Flight” on NBC
142. November 17, 1985 – Darrel Waltrip achieves the 35th NASCAR Sprint Cup
143. November 17, 1986 – debut of “Oh Coward!” at Helen Hayes Theatre NYV to give 56 presentations
144. November 17, 1987 – George Bell of Blue Jay was the first ever to achieve the AL MVP
145. November 17, 1987 – the collection of songs, “You Can Dance” by Madonna announced
146. November 17, 1988 –38th Miss World title awarded to 18-year-old Linda Petursdottir of Iceland
147. November 17, 1988 – opening of “Rumors” by Neil Simon in NYC
148. November 17, 1989 – Bret Saberhagen enter into an agreement with K Royal for the very best remuneration of $2,966,667 per year
149. November 17, 1989 – a rebellion by students in Prague was quelled by the constabulary but triggered a revolt on Dec.29 (the Velvet Revolution) to pull down the communist government
150. November 17, 1990 – In an accident involving the motorcycle, David Cross suffers a multiple fractures in Los Angeles, CA
151. November 17, 1991 – last show of “Brigadoon” at New York State Theater, NYC after 12 presentations
152. November 17, 1991 – first advertisement about contraceptives on the FOX-TV telecast
153. November 17, 1991 – Mike Utley of Detroit Lion lost control over his body movements while playing against LA Rams
154. November 17, 1991 – Dale Earnhardt achieves the 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup title
155. November 17, 1991 – Pete Sampras achieved his first of 5 ATP Tour World Championship tennis titles in the all-American final victory against Jim Courier in Frankfurt, Germany with a 3-6,7-6,6-3,6-4 win
156. November 17, 1992 – the first show of “Gypsy Passion” at Plymouth Theatre NYC to give 55 presentations
157. November 17, 1992 – In an extended program of Marlins, Blue Jay Nigel Wilson was the first choice
158. November 17, 1992 – the validation show of vehicles of General Motors was broadcast by Dateline NBC, but afterward it was made known that the test was engineered by NBC
159. November 17, 1992 – A fruitful voyage to the South Pole by Erling Kagge commenced
160. November 17, 1992 – the sound recording version of “The Bodyguard” announced by Arista Records (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)
161. November 17, 1993 – the first show of the movie “Grand Night For Singing” at Criterion Theatre NYC to give 52 presentations
162. November 17, 1993 – Aircraft Antonov AN-124 crashes against a mountain in South Iran killing 17 people
163. November 17, 1993 – North American free trade agreement passed by the US House of Representatives
164. November 17, 1993 – Nigeria came under military rule when the military commander Sani Abacha organizes a military coup against the temporary administrator Ernest Shonekan
165. November 17, 1994 – premiere of “Sunset Boulevard” at Theater NYC to give 977 presentations
166. November 17, 1994 – Kohl takes charge of the administration of Germany
167. November 17, 1994 – stepping down of Reynolds in Ireland
168. November 17, 1996 – premiere of “Present Laughter” at Walter Kerr Theatre NYC
169. November 17, 1996 – the founding of Sam’s Town Bowling Invitational
170. November 17, 1996 – the discovery of fossils of age 2.5 million years, Australopithecus garhi, the antecedent of the human tree, in Bouri, Middle Aswash, Ethiopia by Time and T Assebework
171. November 17, 1997 – NHL Hall of Fame awarded to Mario Lemieux
172. November 17, 1997 – In the Luxor massacre by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt killed 62 people
173. November 17, 1998 – the collection of videos of Tori Amos. “Tori Amos: The Complete Collection: 1992-1998 was released by Tori Amos
174. November 17, 1998 – a musical, “My Love is Your Love” announced by Whitney Houston
175. November 17, 1998 – Mariah Carey announces “#1’s”

21st Century – November 17 This Day In History – The 2000s

176. November 17, 2000 – a devastating landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia takes the life of 7 people and damages vastly. It was one of the most devasting calamities in Slovenia for 100 years
177. November 17, 200 – dismissal of Alberto Fujimori as president of Peru
178. November 17, 2002 – Tony Stewart achieves the 54th NASCAR Sprint Cup
179. November 17, 2002 – Australian Lleyton Hewitt defeats Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero in a successive playing term-ending Tennis Masters Cup by 7-5,7-5,2-6,2-6,6-4 held in Shanghai, China
180. November 17, 2003 – The Hollywood Walk of Fame awarded to Britney Spears at 21 years and she was the youngest musician to get this distinction
181. November 17, 2004 – Sears, Roebuck, and Co. was sold to Kmart Corp. for USD 11 billion and the amalgamated firm was named Sears Holdings Corporation
182. November 17, 2005 – The song, “II Canto degli Italiani, was declared as the National Anthem of Italy, nearly 60 years after it was provisionally accepted after the republic was established
183. November 17, 2006 – the new element discovered, 111 named as Roentgenium (Rg)
184. November 17, 2008 – The second biggest economy in the world, Japan faces the financial crisis in seven years for the first time
185. November 17, 2008 – the movie, “Twilight” on the theme of the book by, Stephenie Meyer and guided by Catherine Hardwicke featuring Kristen Steward and Robert Pattinson debuts in Los Angeles
186. November 17, 2012 – In a train-bus accident, 50 school children including the bus driver lost their lives in Mnfalt Egypt
187. November 17, 2013 – Czech Republic defeats Serbia in Belgrade to achieve the 102nd Davis Cup (3-2)
188. November 17, 2013 – installation of Abdulla Yamen as the President of Maldives
189. November 17, 2013 – Giorgi Margvelashvili was chosen as the President of Georgia
190. November 17, 2013 – in an air accident when the Boeing 737 smashed in Kazan, Russia, 50 people lost their lost their lives
191. November 17, 2013 – German Red Bull motorist Sebastian Vettel was triumphant for the 8th time in the Formula 1 competition in the United States Prix at the Circuit of the Americas
192. November 17, 2013 – NASCAR Sprint Cup was achieved by Jimmie Johnson for the 6th time
193. November 17, 2014 – The Church of England enacts a law to appoint women as bishops
194. November 17, 2015 – Actor Charlie Sheen announces that he has contacted the HIV disease
195. November 17, 2015 – Cormac Gollogly and Richard Dowling, same-sex partners, get wedded in Clonmel, County Tipperary, a first of its kind in Ireland
196. November 17, 2015 – A reckless bombing at a Market in Yola, north-eastern Nigeria caused the death of 30, and Boko Haram was accused of the incident
197. November 17, 2016 – A smaller pyramid inside two Kukulkan “nesting” pyramids was discovered at Chichen Itza in Yucatan Mexico. The pyramids dated back to 550-80 AD
198. November 17, 2018 – a submarine belonging to Argentine, ARA San Juan with 44 on board, reported to be lost, was traced on the seabed one year later
199. November 17, 2018 – Rugby World Cup champions were defeated by Ireland in New Zealand, 16-9 at Aviva Arena, Dublin; first victory against All Blacks on the home pitch; Johnny Sexton scored three penalties and a conversion
200. November 17, 2018 – 400 were wounded in a demonstration in France against the increase in oil prices

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