We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 17th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 17th in history!
- World Hemophilia Day
- National Bat Appreciation Day
- International Haiku Poetry Day
- National Mustang Day
- National Cheeseball Day
- Nothing Like A Dame Day
- Blah Blah Blah Day
- Drum & Bass Day
1993: Barricades on Smolenskaya | 3-4 oct, 1993 | Moscow, Russia
1979: Ashraf RABII, a leader of the islamist-marxist Mujahideen Khalg on a shooting range near the capital. IRAN. Tehran. April 1979
1970: Paul McCartney’s 1st solo album “McCartney” released in 1970.
1932: Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia ends slavery in 1932.
1492: Christopher Columbus signs a contract with the Spanish monarchs to find the “Indies” with the stated goal of converting people to Catholicism. This promises him 10% of all riches found, and the governorship of any lands encountered in 1492.
- Jennifer Garner was born.
- Roddy Piper was born.
- Alexander II of Russia was born.
- Benjamin Franklin died.
- Chyna died.
- Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan died.