December 17th

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The December 17 is the 351st day of the Gregorian calendar (352nd in leap years ), so stay 14 days until the end of the year.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

King's seal of Otto I.
1637: Jizo statues beheaded by the rebels
1763: Elector Friedrich August
1819: Simón Bolívar
1939: The wreck of the Admiral Graf Spee
1944: dead after the Malmedy massacre
1967: Harold Holt
1970: Flag of Oman

economy

1906: The Wiener Postsparkasse
2001: German starter kit

science and technology

1790: Piedra del Sol
1903: The first flight

Culture

society

religion

1538:
Pope Paul III.

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

Hope Bridges Adams Lehmann (* 1855)

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

Pope Francis (* 1936)

1951-1975

Milla Jovovich (* 1975)

1976-2000

Died

Before the 19th century

19th century

Simón Bolívar († 1830)
Georg von Wyss († 1893)

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Sturmius , German abbot, missionary and theologian, founder of a monastery and patron saint (Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox)
    • St. Daniel , Israelite prophet (Armenian, Orthodox, Evangelical: LCMS )
    • Schadrach, Meschach and Abed-Nego , Israelite youths and witnesses of faith (Armenian, Orthodox, Protestant: LCMS )

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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