Let us know some important events of January 17, knowing that your general knowledge will increase. On January 17 many events took place in India and the world, which are named in the pages of history(history of India and world ), and often you all must have read about many of these historical events related to the history that took place on January 17 With respect to the history of November, let us know what special events happened in the current history of the country and the world on this day. Know what happened on January 17 in Indian History( Historical Events) and World History.
List of important historical events of 17 January
|The year||Incident / account|
|1584||The Central European country Bohemia adopted the Gregorian calendar.|
|1595||King Henry IV of France declared war against Spain.|
|1718||The avalanche destroyed kai buildings in Lookerbud, Switz and 53 people died.|
|1746||Battle of Falakkra Mure: The Jacobback forces defeated the British government forces.|
|1798||August Kant, the leading French thinker of sociology, was born.|
|1806||James Madison Randolph, grandson of the then US President Thomas Jefferson, became the first child to be born in the White House.|
|1841||British climber George Everest discovered the world’s highest peak. This peak was also named Everest after this.|
|1885||Mahdisat War in Sudan: The British Army won in the Battle of Abu Kli.|
|1913||Raymond Poincare elected President of France|
|1917||The US bought Virgin Islands from Denmark for $ 25 million.|
|1928||The first fully automated photo film making machine was patented.|
|1941||Freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose left for Germany from Calcutta.|
|1946||The first meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the world’s most powerful body, took place.|
|1980||NASA launches FLATTSCOM-3.|
|1989||Colonel J.K. Bajaj became the first Indian to reach the North Pole.|
|1991||The Gulf War started as soon as the forces of America, Britain, France attacked Iraq.|
|1995||A 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Kobe city in Japan killed 5,372 people.|
|2013||A series of bomb blasts in Iraq left 33 dead.|
January 17 Famous People Birth
- India’s famous essayist, satirist and litterateur Babu Gulab Rai was born in “1888”.
- Indian mathematician D.R. Kaprekar was born in “1905”.
- Turkish revolutionary poet ‘Nazim Hikmat’ was born in “1920”.
- Hindi litterateur Rangai Raghav was born in “1923”.
- Arvind Kumar, the first editor of the best magazines, was born in “1930”.
- Famous writer Mahavir Saran Jain was born in “1941”.
Famous Persons Death on 17 January
- India’s famous Marxist politician Jyoti Basu died in “2010”.
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