November 17th In History
1558: – The Church of England is re-established.
1800: – Congress held its first session in Washington, DC.
1831: – Ecuador and Venezuela got separated from Greater Columbia.
1855: – David Livingstone became the first European to see Victoria Falls.
1863: – Abraham Lincoln began 1st draft of his Gettysburg Address.
1869: – Suez Cana got opened in Egypt linking Mediterranean and Red Seas.
1905: – The Eulsa Treaty was signed between Japan and Korea.
1914: – Panama Canal Zone was declared as neutral by the US.
1928: – Boston Garden was opened officially.
1929: – Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected President of Mexico.
1956: – USSR performed atmospheric nuclear test.
1962: – President John F. Kennedy dedicated Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC.
1965: – William Eckert was unanimously elected commissioner of baseball.
1970: – Douglas Engelbert received the patent for the first ever computer mouse.
1976: – China performed nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC.
1990: – A bomb inside a softball blew up during a US-Chile baseball game.
1993: – The US House of Representatives approved of Nafta.
Days on November 17: –
- National Baklava Day
- National Homemade Bread Day
- International Students’ Day
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