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

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

In India and world history December 17 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

What happened on December 17 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1992General Suwa finds tooth of 4.4 million year old Australopithecus ramidus.
1993Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 m (1:12.54).
1993Tennis star Boris Becker (26) weds Barbara Feltus (27).
1994KLM's last DC-10 goes out of service.
2004President Bush signs the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Act of 2004 which reorganizes intelligence agencies and creates position of national security director.
2010The first ever HIV infection is announced in the Cook Islands.
2011In the Philippines, flash floods from Tropical Storm Washi killed at least 400 people, with more missing.
2012Outgoing U.S. Senator Jim DeMint is replaced by GOP Congressman Tim Scott, the first black senator from the South since 1881.
2013It is announced that Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Nirvana, KISS and Cat Stevens will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
2014The U.S. will end its 1960 embargo and reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba; the agreement took place after an exchange of three Cuban spies for aid worker Alan Gross and an unnamed American spy.



List of December 17 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of December 17 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1905Mohammad Hidayatullah / Lawyer / India
1905Mohammad Hidayatullah / Politician / India
1914Mushtaq Ali / Cricketer / India
1905Muhammad Hidayatullah / Politician / India
1905Mohd. Hidayatullah / Politician / India
1921Hari Dev Joshi / Politician / India
1978Riteish Deshmukh / Actor / India
1556Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana / Poet / India
1955Jagadish Shettar / Politician / India

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