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

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

In India and world history February 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 February 17 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1995Colin Fergusson found guilty of killing 6 people on the LIRR in NY.
1996Netherlands played its first ODI vs. New Zealand, cricket World Cup. Nolan Clarke makes ODI debut for Netherlands at age 47.
1997Carl Sagan Public Memorial was inaugurated at Pasadena California.
1998Larry Wayne Harris and Bill Levitt arrested for possession of anthrax.
2008Kosovo declares independence from Serbia.
2012About 60 to 70 artefacts of the ancients Olympic Games was stolen by the thieves who broke into the archaeological.
2013In Bolivar, Venezuela, the country’s government opens a granite processing plant and it estimated that it will provide 25% of the nation’s granite requirements.
2013Danoica Patrick becomes the first women at the Daytona 500 and the Nascar sprint cup series to win pole position in racing.
2014Jimmy Fallon officially replaces Jay Leno in his first broadcast as host of 'The Tonight Show’.
2014The American ice dousing power called Charlie White and Meryl draws won the Olympic gold medal which was the first gold medal won by US in the sports.

List of February 17 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of February 17 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1954Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao / Politician / India
1925Shyamacharan Shukla / Politician / India
1899Jibanananda Das / Poet / India

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