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ⓘ August 17

  • 1945 – The novella Animal Farm by George Orwell is first published.
  • 1723 – Ioan Giurgiu Patachi becomes Bishop of Fagaraș and is festively installed in his position at the St. Nicolas Cathedral in Fagaraș, after being formally confirmed earlier by Pope Clement XI.
  • 1916 – World War I: Romania signs a secret treaty with the Entente Powers. According to the treaty, Romania agreed to join the war on the Allied side.
  • 1784 – Classical composer Luigi Boccherini receives a pay rise of 12000 reals from his employer, the Infante Luis, Count of Chinchon.
  • 1943 – World War II: The U.S. Seventh Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Italy, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
  • 986 – Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of the Gates of Trajan: The Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Samuel and Aron defeat the Byzantine forces at the Gate of Trajan, with Byzantine Emperor Basil II barely escaping.
  • 1585 – A first group of colonists sent by Sir Walter Raleigh under the charge of Ralph Lane lands in the New World to create Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island, off the coast of present-day North Carolina.
  • 1962 – Peter Fechter is shot and bleeds to death while trying to cross the new Berlin Wall.
  • 309/310 – Pope Eusebius is banished by the Emperor Maxentius to Sicily, where he dies, perhaps from a hunger strike.
  • 682 – Pope Leo II begins his pontificate.
  • 1969 – Category 5 Hurricane Camille hits the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.42 billion in damage.
  • 1907 – Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: In Charleston, South Carolina, Union batteries and ships bombard Confederate-held Fort Sumter.
  • 1918 – Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
  • 1945 – Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta proclaim the independence of Indonesia, igniting the Indonesian National Revolution against the Dutch Empire.
  • 1915 – A Category 4 hurricane hits Galveston, Texas with winds at 135 miles per hour 217 km/h.
  • 1896 – Bridget Driscoll became the first recorded case of a pedestrian killed in a collision with a motor car in the United Kingdom.
  • 1947 – The Radcliffe Line, the border between the Dominions of India and Pakistan, is revealed.
  • 1597 – Islands Voyage: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set sail on an expedition to the Azores.
  • 1827 – Dutch King William I and Pope Leo XII sign concord
  • 2004 – The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Boze pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.
  • 2017 – Barcelona attacks: A van is driven into pedestrians in La Rambla, killing 14 and injuring at least 100.
  • 1668 – A magnitude 8.0 earthquake causes 8.000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
  • 2015 – A bomb explodes near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killing at least 19 people and injuring 123 others.
  • 1549 – Battle of Sampford Courtenay: The Prayer Book Rebellion is quashed in England.
  • 1998 – Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky; later that same day he admits before the nation that he "misled people" about the relationship.
  • 1977 – The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
  • 1560 – The Catholic Church is overthrown and Protestantism is established as the national religion in Scotland.
  • 1862 – American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Dakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.
  • 1836 – British parliament accepts registration of births, marriages and deaths
  • 1953 – Addiction: First meeting of Narcotics Anonymous takes place, in Southern California.
  • 1999 – The 7.6 M w   Izmit earthquake shakes northwestern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX Violent, leaving 17.118–17.127 dead and 43.953–50.000 injured.
  • 1740 – Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini, succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
  • 1943 – World War II: First Quebec Conference of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King begins.
  • 1955 – Hurricane Diane made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina, and it went on to cause major floods and kill more than 184 people.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: Major General J. E. B. Stuart is assigned command of all the cavalry of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
  • 1712 – Action of 17 August 1712 New Deep naval battle between Denmark and Sweden.
  • 1908 – Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Emile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
  • 2008 – American swimmer Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals at one Olympic Games.
  • 1186 – Georgenberg Pact: Ottokar IV, Duke of Styria and Leopold V, Duke of Austria sign a heritage agreement in which Ottokar gives his duchy to Leopold and to his son Frederick under the stipulation that Austria and Styria would henceforth remain undivided.
  • 1498 – Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI, becomes the first person in history to resign the cardinalate; later that same day, King Louis XII of France names him Duke of Valentinois.
  • 1807 – Robert Fultons North River Steamboat leaves New York City for Albany, New York, on the Hudson River, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world.
  • 1798 – The Vietnamese Catholics report a Marian apparition in Quảng Tri, an event which is called Our Lady of La Vang.
  • 1386 – Karl Topia, the ruler of Princedom of Albania forges an alliance with the Republic of Venice, committing to participate in all wars of the Republic and receiving coastal protection against the Ottomans in return.
  • 2019 – A bomb explodes at a wedding in Kabul killing 63 people and leaving 182 injured.
  • 1959 – Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
  • 2005 – Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh
  • 2009 – An accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam in Khakassia, Russia, kills 75 and shuts down the hydroelectric power station, leading to widespread power failure in the local area.
  • 1883 – The first public performance of the Dominican Republics national anthem, Himno Nacional.
  • 1988 – President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
  • 1717 – Austro-Turkish War of 1716–18: The month-long Siege of Belgrade ends with Prince Eugene of Savoys Austrian troops capturing the city from the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1978 – Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.
  • 1942 – World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin.
  • 1970 – Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet Venus.
  • 1915 – Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched in Marietta, Georgia after a 13-year-old girl is murdered.
  • 1866 – The Grand Duchy of Baden announces her withdrawal from the German Confederation and signs a treaty of peace and alliance with Prussia.
  • 1943 – World War II: The Royal Air Force begins Operation Hydra, the first air raid of the Operation Crossbow strategic bombing campaign against Germanys V-weapon program.
  • 1585 – Eighty Years War: Siege of Antwerp: Antwerp is captured by Spanish forces under Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, who orders Protestants to leave the city and as a result over half of the 100.000 inhabitants flee to the northern provinces.
  • 2005 – The first forced evacuation of settlers, as part of Israeli disengagement from Gaza, starts.
  • 1958 – Pioneer 0, Americas first attempt at lunar orbit, is launched using the first Thor-Able rocket and fails. Notable as one of the first attempted launches beyond Earth orbit by any country.
  • 1914 – World War I: Battle of Stalluponen: The German army of General Hermann von François defeats the Russian force commanded by Paul von Rennenkampf near modern-day Nesterov, Russia.
  • 1991 – Strathfield massacre: In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots seven people and injures six others before turning the gun on himself.
  • 1864 – American Civil War: Battle of Gainesville: Confederate forces defeat Union troops near Gainesville, Florida.
  • 1943 – World War II: The U.S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission.
  • 1424 – Hundred Years War: Battle of Verneuil: An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under Jean II, Duke of Alençon, John Stewart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas.
                                     

1. Births

  • 1960 – Sean Penn, American actor, director, and political activist
  • 1938 – Theodoros Pangalos, Greek lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece
  • 1893 – John Brahm, German-American director and production manager d. 1982
  • 1923 – Carlos Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan artist d. 2019
  • 1896 – Oliver Waterman Larkin, American historian and author d. 1970
  • 1932 – Duke Pearson, American pianist and composer d. 1980
  • 1956 – Gail Berman, American businessman, co-founded BermanBraun
  • 1959 – Eric Schlosser, American journalist and author
  • 1934 – João Donato, Brazilian pianist and composer
  • 1878 – Reggie Duff, Australian cricketer d. 1911
  • 1992 – Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player d. 2013
  • 1914 – Bill Downs, American journalist d. 1978
  • 1952 – Mario Theissen, German engineer and businessman
  • 1927 – Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader d. 2009
  • 1911 – Mikhail Botvinnik, Russian chess player and engineer d. 1995
  • 1964 – Maria McKee, American singer-songwriter
  • 1918 – Michael John Wise, English geographer and academic d. 2015
  • 1971 – Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress
  • 2000 – Lil Pump, American rapper and songwriter
  • 1880 – Percy Sherwell, South African cricketer and tennis player d. 1948
  • 1890 – Stefan Bastyr, Polish soldier and pilot d. 1920
  • 1943 – Robert De Niro, American actor, entrepreneur, director, and producer
  • 1877 – Ralph McKittrick, American golfer and tennis player d. 1923
  • 1969 – Donnie Wahlberg, American singer-songwriter, actor and producer
  • 1983 – Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player
  • 1900 – Pauline A. Young, African-American teacher, historian, aviator and activist d. 1991
  • 1863 – Gene Stratton-Porter, American author and photographer d. 1924
  • 1913 – Oscar Alfredo Galvez, Argentinian race car driver d. 1989
  • 1932 – Jean-Jacques Sempe, French cartoonist
  • 1995 – Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1940 – Barry Sheerman, English academic and politician
  • 1976 – Geertjan Lassche, Dutch journalist and director
  • 1914 – Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., American lawyer and politician d. 1988
  • 1918 – Ike Quebec, American saxophonist and pianist d. 1963
  • 1954 – Andres Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
  • 1946 – Patrick Manning, Trinidadian-Tobagonian politician, 4th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago d. 2016
  • 1982 – Cheerleader Melissa, American wrestler and manager
  • 1945 – Rachel Pollack, American author, poet, and educator
  • 1982 – Phil Jagielka, English footballer
  • 1894 – William Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes, English businessman, founded Rootes Group d. 1964
  • 1951 – Richard Hunt, American Muppet performer d. 1992
  • 1923 – Larry Rivers, American painter and sculptor d. 2002
  • 1977 – Thierry Henry, French footballer
  • 1922 – Roy Tattersall, English cricketer d. 2011
  • 1962 – Gilby Clarke, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1958 – Maurizio Sandro Sala, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1969 – Christian Laettner, American basketball player and coach
  • 1952 – Nelson Piquet, Brazilian race car driver and businessman
  • 1949 – Julian Fellowes, English actor, director, screenwriter, and politician
  • 1930 – Ted Hughes, English poet and playwright d. 1998
  • 1928 – Willem Duys, Dutch tennis player, sportscaster, and producer d. 2011
  • 1911 – Martin Sandberger, German colonel and lawyer d. 2010
  • 1980 – Daniel Guiza, Spanish footballer
  • 1976 – Serhiy Zakarlyuka, Ukrainian footballer and manager d. 2014
  • 1949 – Sue Draheim, American fiddler and composer d. 2013
  • 1918 – Evelyn Ankers, British-American actress d. 1985
  • 1896 – Leslie Groves, American general and engineer d. 1970
  • 1932 – V. S. Naipaul, Trinidadian-English novelist and essayist, Nobel Prize laureate d. 2018
  • 1920 – Maureen OHara, Irish-American actress and singer d. 2015
  • 1929 – Francis Gary Powers, American captain and pilot d. 1977
  • 1984 – Dee Brown, American basketball player
  • 1972 – Habibul Bashar, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1501 – Philipp II, Count of Hanau-Munzenberg d. 1529
  • 1977 – William Gallas, French footballer
  • 1926 – Jiang Zemin, Chinese engineer and politician, former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and 5th President of China
  • 1888 – Monty Woolley, American actor, raconteur, and pundit d. 1963
  • 1828 – Jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist and physician d. 1897
  • 1960 – Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer-songwriter
  • 1786 – Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld d. 1861
  • 1963 – Jon Gruden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1612 – Jeremi Wisniowiecki, Polish nobleman d. 1651
  • 1964 – Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1924 – Evan S. Connell, American novelist, poet, and short story writer d. 2013
  • 1465 – Philibert I, Duke of Savoy d. 1482
  • 1980 – Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1801 – Fredrika Bremer, Swedish writer and feminist d. 1865
  • 1977 – Mike Lewis, Welsh guitarist
  • 1979 – Antwaan Randle El, American football player and journalist
  • 1968 – Andriy Kuzmenko, Ukrainian singer-songwriter d. 2015
  • 1947 – Gary Talley, American guitarist The Box Tops, singer-songwriter, and author
  • 1984 – Oksana Domnina, Russian ice dancer
  • 1986 – Rudy Gay, American basketball player
  • 1946 – Hugh Baiocchi, South African golfer
  • 1957 – Ken Kwapis, American director and screenwriter
  • 1578 – Johann, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, first prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen d. 1638
  • 1970 – Jim Courier, American tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1969 – Kelvin Mercer, American rapper, songwriter and producer
  • 1556 – Alexander Briant, English martyr and saint d. 1581
  • 1940 – Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian director and screenwriter d. 2006
  • 1956 – Alvaro Pino, Spanish cyclist
  • 1909 – Wilf Copping, English footballer d. 1980
  • 1941 – Lothar Bisky, German businessman and politician d. 2013
  • 1873 – John A. Sampson, American gynecologist and academic d. 1946
  • 1968 – Ed McCaffrey, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1603 – Lennart Torstensson, Swedish Field Marshal, Privy Councillour and Governor-General d. 1651
  • 1928 – T. J. Anderson, American composer, conductor, and educator
  • 1968 – Helen McCrory, English actress
  • 1909 – Larry Clinton, American trumpet player and bandleader d. 1985
  • 1953 – Herta Muller, Romanian-German poet and author, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1958 – Belinda Carlisle, American singer-songwriter
  • 1966 – Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder and stuntman
  • 1958 – Fred Goodwin, Scottish banker and accountant
  • 1887 – Charles I of Austria d. 1922
  • 1966 – Juri Luik, Estonian politician and diplomat, 18th Estonian Minister of Defense
  • 1845 – Henry Cadwalader Chapman, American physician and naturalist d. 1909
  • 1943 – John Humphrys, Welsh journalist and author
  • 1919 – Georgia Gibbs, American singer d. 2006
  • 1993 – Sarah Sjostrom, Swedish swimmer
  • 1959 – Jacek Kazimierski, Polish footballer
  • 1753 – Josef Dobrovsky, Bohemian philologist and historian d. 1828
  • 1936 – Seamus Mallon, Irish educator and politician, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
  • 1957 – Laurence Overmire, American poet, author, and actor
  • 1948 – Alexander Ivashkin, Russian-English cellist and conductor d. 2014
  • 1943 – Dave "Snaker" Ray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 2002
  • 1982 – Mark Salling, American actor and musician d. 2018
  • 1900 – Vivienne de Watteville, British travel writer and adventurer d. 1957
  • 1944 – Jean-Bernard Pommier, French pianist and conductor
  • 1916 – Moses Majekodunmi, Nigerian physician and politician d. 2012
  • 1994 – Phoebe Bridgers, American singer/songwriter
  • 1913 – Rudy York, American baseball player and manager d. 1970
  • 1866 – Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad d. 1911
  • 1967 – Michael Preetz, German footballer and manager
  • 1943 – Edward Cowie, English composer, painter, and author
  • 1933 – Mark Dinning, American pop singer d. 1986
  • 1921 – Geoffrey Elton, German-English historian and academic d. 1994
  • 1984 – Garrett Wolfe, American football player
  • 1920 – Lida Moser, American photographer and author d. 2014
  • 1949 – Sib Hashian, American rock drummer Boston d. 2017
  • 1952 – Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis player
  • 1992 – Chanel Matautia, Australian rugby league player
  • 1768 – Louis Desaix, French general d. 1800
  • 1980 – Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1965 – Steve Gorman, American drummer
  • 1586 – Johann Valentin Andrea, German theologian d. 1654
  • 1840 – Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English poet and activist d. 1922
  • 1992 – Paige, English wrestler
  • 1988 – Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1896 – Tõnis Kint, Estonian lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile d. 1991
  • 1995 – Gracie Gold, American figure skater
  • 1890 – Harry Hopkins, American politician and diplomat, 8th United States Secretary of Commerce d. 1946
  • 1934 – Ron Henry, English footballer d. 2014
  • 1996 – Jake Virtanen, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1936 – Margaret Heafield Hamilton, American computer scientist, systems engineer, and business owner.
  • 1980 – Jan Kromkamp, Dutch footballer
  • 1976 – Eric Boulton, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949 – Norm Coleman, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Mayor of St. Paul
  • 1966 – Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
  • 1904 – Leopold Nowak, Austrian composer and musicologist d. 1991
  • 1953 – Kevin Rowland, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1953 – Korrie Layun Rampan, Indonesian author, poet, and critic d. 2015
  • 1926 – Valerie Eliot, English businesswoman d. 2012
  • 1970 – Andrus Kivirahk, Estonian author
  • 1941 – Jean Pierre Lefebvre, Canadian director and screenwriter
  • 1629 – John III Sobieski, Polish–Lithuanian king d. 1696
  • 1977 – Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker
  • 1944 – Larry Ellison, American businessman, co-founded the Oracle Corporation
  • 1931 – Tony Wrigley, English historian, demographer, and academic
  • 1985 – Yū Aoi, Japanese actress and model
  • 1786 – Davy Crockett, American soldier and politician d. 1836
  • 1578 – Francesco Albani, Italian painter d. 1660
  • 1947 – Mohamed Abdelaziz, President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic 1976-2016 d. 2016
  • 1952 – Aleksandr Maksimenkov, Russian footballer and coach d. 2012
  • 1965 – Dottie Pepper, American golfer
  • 1964 – Dave Penney, English footballer and manager
  • 1904 – Mary Cain, American journalist and politician d. 1984
  • 1582 – John Matthew Rispoli, Maltese philosopher d. 1639
  • 1955 – Colin Moulding, English singer-songwriter and bassist
  • 1974 – Johannes Maria Staud, Austrian composer
  • 1953 – Mick Malthouse, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1946 – Martha Coolidge, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1930 – Harve Bennett, American screenwriter and producer d. 2015
  • 1971 – Shaun Rehn, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1971 – Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
  • 1957 – Robin Cousins, British competitive figure skater
  • 1893 – Mae West, American actress, playwright, and screenwriter d. 1980
  • 1970 – Oyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer and coach
  • 1959 – Jonathan Franzen, American novelist and essayist
  • 1927 – F. Ray Keyser Jr., American lawyer and politician, 72nd Governor of Vermont d. 2015
  • 1993 – Ederson Moraes, Brazilian footballer
  • 1153 – William IX, Count of Poitiers d. 1156
  • 1988 – Jihadi John, Kuwaiti-British member of ISIS d. 2015
  • 1865 – Julia Marlowe, English-American actress d. 1950
  • 1962 – Dan Dakich, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1686 – Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator d. 1768
  • 1986 – Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player
  • 1939 – Luther Allison, American blues guitarist and singer d. 1997
  • 1913 – Mark Felt, American lawyer and agent, 2nd Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation d. 2008
  • 1977 – Tarja Turunen, Finnish singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1954 – Eric Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1887 – Marcus Garvey, Jamaican journalist and activist, founded Black Star Line d. 1940
  • 1942 – Shane Porteous, Australian actor, animator, and screenwriter
  • 1849 – William Kidston, Scottish-Australian politician, 17th Premier of Queensland d. 1919
  • 1988 – Erika Toda, Japanese actress
  • 1473 – Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York d. 1483
                                     

2. Deaths

  • 1977 – Delmer Daves, American screenwriter, director and producer b. 1904
  • 1324 – Irene of Brunswick b. 1293
  • 1785 – Jonathan Trumbull, English-American merchant and politician, 16th Governor of Connecticut b. 1710
  • 1969 – Otto Stern, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1888
  • 1924 – Tom Kendall, English-Australian cricketer and journalist b. 1851
  • 1720 – Anne Dacier, French scholar and translator b. 1654
  • 949 – Li Shouzhen, Chinese general and governor
  • 1723 – Joseph Bingham, English scholar and academic b. 1668
  • 1424 – John Stewart, Earl of Buchan b. c. 1381
  • 2007 – Bill Deedes, English journalist and politician b. 1913
  • 1949 – Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino journalist, jurist, and politician b. 1891
  • 1966 – Ken Miles, English race car driver and engineer b. 1918
  • 2007 – Eddie Griffin, American basketball player b. 1982
  • 1918 – Moisei Uritsky, Russian activist and politician b. 1873
  • 1838 – Lorenzo Da Ponte, Italian playwright and poet b. 1749
  • 2015 – Laszlo Paskai, Hungarian cardinal b. 1927
  • 1850 – Jose de San Martin, Argentinian general and politician, 1st President of Peru b. 1778
  • 1971 – Wilhelm List, German field marshal b. 1880
  • 2014 – Wolfgang Leonhard, German historian and author b. 1921
  • 2013 – Jack Harshman, American baseball player b. 1927
  • 2012 – Victor Poor, American engineer, developed the Datapoint 2200 b. 1933
  • 2008 – Franco Sensi, Italian businessman and politician b. 1926
  • 2012 – Aase Bjerkholt, Norwegian politician, Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion b. 1915
  • 1988 – Victoria Shaw, Australian-American actress b. 1935
  • 1786 – Frederick the Great, Prussian king b. 1712
  • 1547 – Katharina von Zimmern, Swiss sovereign abbess b. 1478
  • 1875 – Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist and anthropologist b. 1827
  • 1998 – Tadeusz Slusarski, Polish pole vaulter b. 1950
  • 1304 – Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan b. 1243
  • 1983 – Ira Gershwin, American songwriter b. 1896
  • 1870 – Perucho Figueredo, Cuban poet and activist b. 1818
  • 2013 – Odilia Dank, American educator and politician b. 1938
  • 1153 – Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne b. 1130
  • 1958 – Arthur Fox, English-American fencer b. 1878
  • 1673 – Regnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist b. 1641
  • 1994 – Jack Sharkey, American boxer and referee b. 1902
  • 2015 – Yvonne Craig, American ballet dancer and actress b. 1937
  • 1935 – Adam Gunn, American decathlete b. 1872
  • 1935 – Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American sociologist and author b. 1860
  • 1925 – Ioan Slavici, Romanian journalist and author b. 1848
  • 1909 – Madan Lal Dhingra, Indian activist b. 1883
  • 2006 – Shamsur Rahman, Bangladeshi poet and journalist b. 1929
  • 1809 – Matthew Boulton, English businessman and engineer, co-founded Boulton and Watt b. 1728
  • 1510 – Richard Empson, English statesman
  • 2000 – Jack Walker, English businessman b. 1929
  • 1973 – Paul Williams, American singer and choreographer b. 1939
  • 1990 – Pearl Bailey, American actress and singer b. 1918
  • 2013 – John Hollander, American poet and critic b. 1929
  • 1768 – Vasily Trediakovsky, Russian poet and playwright b. 1703
  • 1903 – Hans Gude, Norwegian-German painter and academic b. 1825
  • 2013 – Gus Winckel, Dutch lieutenant and pilot b. 1912
  • 1676 – Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, German author b. 1621
  • 1988 – Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., American lawyer and politician b. 1914
  • 1987 – Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor and screenwriter b. 1929
  • 1834 – Husein Gradascevic, Ottoman general b. 1802
  • 1920 – Ray Chapman, American baseball player b. 1891
  • 2012 – Patrick Ricard, French businessman b. 1945
  • 1994 – Luigi Chinetti, Italian-American race car driver and businessman b. 1901
  • 1901 – Edmond Audran, French organist and composer b. 1842
  • 2013 – Frank Martinez, American painter b. 1924
  • 754 – Carloman, mayor of the palace of Austrasia
  • 1995 – Howard E. Koch, American playwright and screenwriter b. 1902
  • 1338 – Nitta Yoshisada, Japanese samurai b. 1301
  • 1908 – Radoje Domanovic, Serbian satirist and journalist b. 1873
  • 2014 – Pierre Vassiliu, French singer-songwriter b. 1937
  • 2012 – John Lynch-Staunton, Canadian lawyer and politician b. 1930
  • 1987 – Rudolf Hess, German soldier and politician b. 1894
  • 2015 – Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder, German businessman b. 1933
  • 1973 – Jean Barraque, French pianist and composer b. 1928
  • 1897 – William Jervois, English engineer and diplomat, 10th Governor of South Australia b. 1821
  • 2004 – Thea Astley, Australian author and educator b. 1925
  • 1995 – Ted Whitten, Australian footballer and coach b. 1933
  • 2014 – Miodrag Pavlovic, Serbian poet and critic b. 1928
  • 2014 – Sophie Masloff, American civil servant and politician, 56th Mayor of Pittsburgh b. 1917
  • 1814 – John Johnson, English architect and surveyor b. 1732
  • 1987 – Gary Chester, Italian drummer and educator b. 1924
  • 1979 – John C. Allen, American roller coaster designer b. 1907
  • 2016 – Arthur Hiller, Canadian actor, director, and producer b. 1923
  • 2014 – Borre Knudsen, Norwegian minister and activist b. 1937
  • 1936 – Jose Maria of Manila, Spanish-Filipino priest and martyr b. 1880
  • 1945 – Reidar Haaland, Norwegian police officer and soldier b. 1919
  • 1979 – Vivian Vance, American actress and singer b. 1909
  • 1510 – Edmund Dudley, English politician, Speaker of the House of Commons b. 1462
  • 1970 – Rattana Pestonji, Thai director and producer b. 1908
  • 1940 – Billy Fiske, American soldier and pilot b. 1911
  • 1988 – Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Pakistani general and politician, 6th President of Pakistan b. 1924
  • 1993 – Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician and academic b. 1920
  • 2010 – Francesco Cossiga, Italian lawyer and politician, 8th President of Italy b. 1928
  • 1998 – Wladyslaw Komar, Polish shot putter and actor b. 1940
  • 1971 – Maedayama Eigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 39th Yokozuna b. 1914
  • 1861 – Alcee Louis la Branche, American politician and diplomat, 1st United States Ambassador to Texas b. 1806
  • 1973 – Conrad Aiken, American novelist, short story writer, critic, and poet b. 1889
  • 2005 – John N. Bahcall, American astrophysicist and academic b. 1934
                                     

3. Holidays and observances

  • Samuel Johnson, Timothy Cutler, and Thomas Bradbury Chandler Episcopal Church
  • Jeanne Delanoue
  • Clare of the Cross
  • Johann Gerhard Lutheran
  • August 17 Eastern Orthodox liturgics
  • Jacobo Kyushei Tomonaga
  • Donatus of Ripacandida
  • Hyacinth of Poland
  • Christian feast day
  • Mammes of Caesarea Catholic Church
  • San Martin Day Argentina
  • Engineers Day Colombia
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence proclamation of Indonesia from Japan in 1945.
  • Flag Day Bolivia
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Gabon from France in 1960.
  • Marcus Garvey Day Jamaica
  • Prekmurje Union Day Slovenia
                                     
  • The 17 August 2010 Baghdad bombings were two attacks in Baghdad, Iraq. The first attack in the morning was when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives
  • between July 17 and August 24, with the days of the peak varying yearly. The star cluster of Messier 30 is best observed around August Among the aborigines
  • Clemens August of Bavaria German: Clemens August von Bayern 17 August 1700 6 February 1761 was a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria and
  • Earthquake Monument Turkish: Yalova Deprem Anıtı aka 17 August 1999 Earthquake Monument Turkish: 17 Ağustos 1999 Deprem Anıtı is a monument to commemorate
  • August Blanche 17 September 1811 30 November 1868 was a Swedish journalist, novelist, and politician. August Theodor Blanche was born in Stockholm
  • Retrieved August 22, 2017. I - 15 projects to shut down for eclipse KIFI - TV. August 17 2017. Retrieved August 24, 2017. Mims, Bob August 21, 2017
  • Frank Hartmann born 17 August 1960 in Hannover is a retired German football player. Born in Hanover on 17 August 1960, Hartmann displayed his club loyalty
  • August 10 is the 222nd day of the year 223rd in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 143 days remain until the end of the year. The term the 10th of
  • Churches on the Old Calendar. For August 17 Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 4. Afterfeast of the Dormition
  • August Sander 17 November 1876 20 April 1964 was a German portrait and documentary photographer. Sander s first book Face of our Time German: Antlitz


                                     
  • Amos - 17 is an Israeli commercial communication satellite, part of the AMOS series of satellites. It was launched on August 6, 2019, and is a Boeing type
  • August 9 is the 221st day of the year 222nd in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 144 days remain until the end of the year. 48 BC Caesar s Civil
  • al - Masdar News. Retrieved 17 July 2018. Aymenn Jawad Al - Tamimi 27 July 2018 The Suwayda Attacks: Interview Retrieved 4 August 2018. Islamic State loses
  • FIFA U - 17 World Cup were played. On 6 August 2015, the CAF Executive Committee decided to change the name of the tournament from the African U - 17 Championship
  • August 1 is the 213th day of the year 214th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 152 days remain until the end of the year. 30 BC Octavian later
  • 2016 17 2. Bundesliga was the 43rd season of the 2. Bundesliga. It commenced on 5 August 2016 and ended on 21 May 2017. Fixtures for the 2016 17 season
  • August 5 is the 217th day of the year 218th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 148 days remain until the end of the year. AD 25 Guangwu claims
  • on 17 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012. Gunmen execute 22 in Pakistan bus attack Reuters. 16 August 2012. Archived from the original on 17 August
  • August 8 is the 220th day of the year 221st in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 145 days remain until the end of the year. 870 Treaty of Meerssen:
  • August 28 is the 240th day of the year 241st in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 125 days remain until the end of the year. 475 The Roman general
  • August 4 is the 216th day of the year 217th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 149 days remain until the end of the year. 367 Gratian receives
                                     
  • August 3 is the 215th day of the year 216th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 150 days remain until the end of the year. AD 8 Roman Empire general
  • Johann August Wilhelm Neander January 17 1789  July 14, 1850 was a German theologian and church historian. Neander was born at Gottingen as David
  • The 2016 17 Tercera Division was the fourth tier in Spanish football. It began on 20 August 2016 and ended on 26 June 2017 with the promotion play - off
  • Retrieved 17 January 2020. James Jamerson Dies at 45 Bassist Backed Detroit Stars The New York Times. 6 August 1983. Serrill, Michael 12 August 1996
  • 17 2019. Fernandez, Alexia 16 August 2018 Jill Janus, Frontwoman of Heavy Metal Rock Band Huntress, Dies By Suicide at 43 People. Retrieved 17
  • August 11 is the 223rd day of the year 224th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 142 days remain until the end of the year. 3114 BC The Mesoamerican
  • August 6 is the 218th day of the year 219th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 147 days remain until the end of the year. 135 The Roman Empire
  • August 27 is the 239th day of the year 240th in leap years in the Gregorian calendar. 126 days remain until the end of the year. 410 The sacking of
  • 15 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. Sky News Cameraman Killed In Egypt Sky News. 15 August 2012. Archived from the original on 14 August 2013

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