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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

November 17 – A Day as Today

  • 284: Diocletian is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his soldiers.
  • 1292 (O. S.): In Scotland, John of Balliol becomes King of Scotland.
  • 1499: in Spain, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón leaves the port of Palos de la Frontera, with four caravels, with which he would arrive in Brazil.
  • 1502: in Cairo (Egypt) an earthquake is registered.
  • 1511: in Yunnan (China) there is an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter seismological scale (intensity VII) that leaves a balance of “some” dead.
  • 1511: Spain and England join forces against France.
  • 1556: in Rossano (Cosenza, Italy) an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter seismological scale is recorded.
  • 1557: in Chile, the Spanish sailor Juan Ladrillero sets sail from Valdivia, reaching Desolación Island and entering the Strait of Magellan.
  • 1558: Queen Mary I dies in London (England) and is succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I.
  • 1566: in Spain, Felipe II promulgates a series of rigorous measures against the Moors of Granada that affects the use of the Arabic language and their Muslim customs.
  • 1570: in Ferrara (Italy) at 19:10 local time there is an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter seismological scale (intensity VIII) that leaves a balance of 70 to 2000 deaths.
  • 1603: in London, the explorer, writer and courtier Walter Raleigh goes to trial for treason.
  • 1617: in Veracruz (Mexico), Viceroy Diego Fernández de Córdoba sent to found the village of Córdoba.
  • 1659: Spain and France sign peace in the Pyrenees.
  • 1796: in Italy – within the framework of the Napoleonic Wars – the Battle of Arcole Bridge is fought, in which the French defeat the Austrians.
  • 1800: in Washington, D.C. (United States) Congress meets for the first time.
  • 1811: in Santiago de Chile, José Miguel Carrera sworn in as president of the executive board of government.
  • 1812: Battle of Krasnoi, in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1820 – In Antarctica, Captain Nathaniel Palmer is the first American to see that continent. (The Palmer Peninsula will get its name).
  • 1831: Ecuador and Venezuela separate from Gran Colombia.
  • 1855: in present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe (Africa), the British explorer David Livingstone is the first European to see Victoria Falls.
  • 1858: Julian day zero is modified.
  • 1858: in Grenoble (France) a flood ends that began on November 2. Despite the extensive damage, few people die.1
  • 1863: in Knoxville (Tennessee) ―in the framework of the American Civil War― the Confederate forces (led by General James Longstreet) begin the siege of Knoxville.
  • 1869: in Egypt the Suez Canal is inaugurated, which connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea.
  • 1876: in Moscow (Russia), the Slavic March of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky opens.
  • 1878: in Italy the first assassination attempt against Umberto I.
  • 1895: In Cuba, the mambises under the command of General Máximo Gómez occupy the Spanish camp Pelayo.
  • 1895: Near Santiago de Cuba the expedition members of the steam Horsa disembark.
  • 1895: In Rio de Janeiro (at that time, the capital of Brazil) the Flamengo Regatta Club, dean of Brazilian football, is founded.
  • 1899: Clotario Blest was born in Santiago de Chile, the First Chilean union leader, founder of important union organizations.
  • 1901: In Havana (Cuba), the chess player José Raúl Capablanca (only 12 years old) begins the match for the Cuban title against Juan Corzo, whom he wins with a score of 4.6.2.
  • 1903: In the Russian Empire, the Communist Party is divided into Mensheviks (‘minority’) and Bolsheviks (‘majority’).
  • 1905: Japan and Korea sign the Treaty of Eulsa.
  • 1910: in Denver (United States), a pilot named Ralph Johnstone (b. 1886) is the second person to die in a plane crash (the first was the American Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge, who died on September 17, 1908.
  • 1911: in the Howard University (university exclusively for blacks), in Washington (capital of the United States) in the heat of apartheid the Omega Psi Phi fraternity is created, the first group of black students.
  • 1922: Former Ottoman Sultan Mehmed VI goes into exile in Italy.
  • 1933: the United States Government recognizes the Soviet Union (created in 1917).
  • 1934: In the framework of the War between Bolivia and Paraguay, Paraguayan forces capture the Bolivian fort of Ballivián.
  • 1936: in the province of Davao del Sur (Philippines) the municipality of Malita is created.
  • 1937: the Chinese city of Shanghai is occupied by the Empire of Japan when the battle ends after 4 months.
  • 1939: in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (dominated by the German Nazis), the Government – in retaliation for the anti-Nazi demonstrations generated by the death of Jan Opletal – shoots nine Czech students. In addition, the government closes all Czech universities and more than 1,200 Czech students are sent to concentration camps. Since this event, several countries – especially the Czech Republic – celebrate Student Day.
  • 1941: in the framework of World War II, the American consul in Japan telegraphs to his Government about the imminent Japanese plans to attack Pearl Harbor, but – for reasons that are unknown – it is ignored.
  • 1947: In the United States, the Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-communist oath.
  • 1947: in the United States, three physicists (John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley) discover the transistor, a fundamental element for the electronic revolution in the 20th century.
  • 1950: in New York the UN recognizes the independence of Libya.
  • 1950: Tenzin Gyatso (15), the fourteenth Dalai Lama is enthroned as absolute king of Tibet.
  • 1953: in Ireland, the last inhabitants of the Blasket Islands (County Kerry) are evacuated to the continent.
  • 1956: gasoline rationing begins in Western Europe due to the oil boycott of the Arab countries.
  • 1962: In Washington, D.C. (capital of the United States), President John F. Kennedy opens Dulles International Airport.
  • 1966: A record number for the Leonid meteor shower is set: 150,000 meteorites per hour.
  • 1967: in Washington DC – in the context of the Vietnam War – President Lyndon B. Johnson tells the nation that, despite much more to be done, “we are inflicting much greater damage than we are doing to us. us: we are progressing! ‘
  • 1968: in Greece, Alexandros Panagoulis is sentenced to death for the assassination attempt against the dictator Gueorguios Papadópulos.
  • 1969: in Helsinki – in the framework of the Cold War – American and Soviet negotiators meet to begin the SALT I negotiations to limit the number of nuclear weapons on both sides.
  • 1970: in the Mare Imbrium (Sea of ​​Rains) the Moon lands on the unmanned Soviet station Lunojod 1 (launched from the Luna 17 spacecraft, in orbit around the Moon). It is the first remote-controlled robot to land on another planet.
  • 1970: in the United States – in the framework of the Vietnam War – Lieutenant William Calley goes to trial for ordering the Mi Lai massacre (March 16, 1968). According to the army report, after finding only 3 weapons, they had shot 90 civilian Vietcong and 30 non-civilian Vietcong, but according to another report they had raped and murdered 504 women, children and the elderly. Calley will receive 3 years of house arrest and will be amnestied by President Nixon.
  • 1970: in the United States, Douglas Engelbart patents the first computer mouse.
  • 1972: In Argentina, former president Juan Domingo Perón returns after 17 years of exile. He will stay only one month in Argentina, since the definitive return, for his third term as president, will take place on June 20, 1973.
  • 1973: in Orlando (Florida) – in the framework of the Watergate scandal – President Richard Nixon lies before 400 Associated Press journalists: “I am not a scoundrel.” He will eventually be discovered, forcing him to resign as president of the country.
  • 1973: in Athens (Greece) the Uprising of the Athens Polytechnic takes place against the dictatorship of the Greek Military Junta (1967-1974). The government sends the police and the army and it all ends in a massacre of civilians.
  • 1974: the Aliança Operário-Camponesa (alliance of workers and peasants) is founded in Portugal as the front of the PCP (m-l) (Portuguese Communist Party [Marxist-Leninist]), separated from the Portuguese Communist Party.
  • 1975: Steve Harris creates the band Iron Maiden.
  • 1979: in Brisbane (Australia) the first stage of the suburban electric train, between Ferny Grove and Darra (Queensland), is completed.
  • 1980: in El Crucero (Nicaragua) businessman Jorge Salazar, vice president of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (Cosep), is assassinated by agents of the State Security.
  • 1982: At the Pascual Guerrero Stadium in the city of Cali (Colombia) there is a stampede after a football match is over, in which 24 spectators (12 of them, children) die.
  • 1982: in Las Vegas (United States) the South Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim (23) dies from a concussion caused by his opponent, the American Ray Boom Boom Mancini (21) in a 14-round boxing match, which led to done four days before. This leads to reform of the laws of that sport. The South Korean’s mother will commit suicide in March 1983, and the match’s referee (Richard Green) on July 1, 1983.
  • 1983: in Mexico the EZLN (Zapatista Army of National Liberation) is formed in hiding.
  • 1987: in Ecuador, Balao is elevated to canton of the Guayas Province.
  • 1989: in Prague the Government sends the police to harshly repress student demonstrations. The Velvet Revolution begins, which will bring down the communist government on December 29.
  • 1991: The former Socialist Republic of Macedonia, which was part of the Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, proclaimed its independence under the official name of the Republic of Macedonia.
  • 1993: the rule of the white minority (apartheid) ends in South Africa with the signing of an interim Constitution.
  • 1997: In Luxor (Egypt), 6 Islamist militants kill 62 people at the exit of the temple of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut (Luxor massacre).
  • 1997: in Spain, the writer Francisco Umbral wins the National Literature Prize.
  • 2000: A catastrophic landslide occurs in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, killing 7 people and causing damage valued at millions of SITs (Slovenian Tolars).
  • 2000: from Japan, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori resigns from the presidency, ending more than a decade of his government.
  • 2003: American singer Britney Spears (21 years old) receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, being the youngest singer to receive it.
  • 2004: In the United States, Kmart announces its purchase of Sears, Roebuck and Co. for US $ 11 billion. The new company will be called Sears Holdings Corporation.
  • 2006: in the United States the PlayStation 3 goes on sale.
  • 2007: Javier Zanetti surpasses Roberto Ayala’s record, becoming the player with the most appearances in the Argentine soccer team.
  • 2008: Release of the album “Sex Pastels” by the Spanish punk group Gatillazo
  • 2009: near Somalia, Somali pirates release the Basque tuna boat Alakrana after 47 days of captivity.
  • 2014: One Direction released their fourth studio album, titled Four.
  • 2018: The Argentine Navy confirms the discovery of the Submarine ARA San Juan near the area of ​​its disappearance a year ago.
  • 2018: in Peru, former President Alan García Pérez requests political asylum from the Uruguayan embassy after receiving an 18-month bar to leave the country.
  • 2019: The first case of COVID-19 in the world is confirmed.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

November 17 – A Day as Today

  • 9: Vespasian, Roman emperor (f. 79).
  • 1453: Alfonso of Castile, Infante of Castile (d. 1468).
  • 1502: Atahualpa, last Inca emperor (f. 1533).
  • 1503: Bronzino, Italian painter (d. 1572).
  • 1576: Roque González de Santa Cruz, Paraguayan saint, missionary and religious (f. 1628).
  • 1587: Joost van den Vondel, Dutch playwright and poet (d. 1679).
  • 1612: Dorgon, Manchurian prince (d. 1650).
  • 1685: Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, French-Canadian merchant and explorer (d. 1749).
  • 1717: Jean d’Alembert, French mathematician (d. 1783).
  • 1729: Marie Antoinette of Spain, Sardinian queen (d. 1785).
  • 1749: Nicolas Appert, French inventor (d. 1841).
  • 1755: Louis XVIII, French king between 1814 and 1824 (d. 1824).
  • 1765: Etienne Jacques Joseph MacDonald, French military man (d. 1840).
  • 1790: August Möbius, German mathematician (d. 1868).
  • 1799: Titian Peale, American naturalist, entomologist, and photographer (d. 1885).
  • 1816 – August Wilhelm Ambros, Austrian composer (d. 1876).
  • 1821: Francesco Ambrosi, Italian historian and botanist (d. 1897).
  • 1821: Pedro Ogazón, Mexican military and politician (d. 1890).
  • 1835: Jerónimo Treviño, Mexican military and politician (d. 1914).
  • 1854: Louis Hubert Lyautey, French military man (d. 1934).
  • 1857: Joseph Babiński, French-Polish neurologist (d. 1932).
  • 1866: Voltairine de Cleyre, American feminist and anarchist writer (d. 1912).
  • 1866: Lola Mora, Argentine sculptor (d. 1936).
  • 1876: August Sander, German photographer (d. 1964).
  • 1877: Frank Calder, British journalist, first president of the National Hockey League (d. 1943).
  • 1878: Grace Abbott, American social worker (d. 1939).
  • 1878: Lise Meitner, Austrian physicist (d. 1968).
  • 1885: Otto Trieloff, German athlete (d. 1967).
  • 1887: Bernard Law Montgomery, British commander (d. 1976).
  • 1889: Carolina Muzzilli, Argentine socialist activist (d. 1917).
  • 1890: Gregorio Modrego, Spanish priest (d. 1972).
  • 1891: Frank Fay, American actor (d. 1961).
  • 1892: Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer (d. 1982).
  • 1893: Alain Gerbault, French navigator (d. 1941).
  • 1894: Richard Nikolaus Graf Coudenhove-Kalergi, Austrian politician (d. 1972).
  • 1895: Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian literary critic and linguist (d. 1975).
  • 1895: Gregorio López y Fuentes, Mexican writer (d. 1966).
  • 1896: Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (d. 1934).
  • 1900: Enrique Pérez Comendador, Spanish sculptor (f. 1981).
  • 1901: Lee Strasberg, Austrian director, theater teacher, actor and producer (d. 1982).
  • 1901: Walter Hallstein, German politician (d. 1982).
  • 1902: Azucena Maizani, Argentine singer (d. 1970).
  • 1902: Eugene Wigner, Hungarian physicist, 1963 Nobel Laureate in Physics (d. 1995).
  • 1904: Isamu Noguchi, American sculptor (d. 1988).
  • 1905: Astrid of Sweden, Belgian queen consort (d. 1935).
  • 1905: Mischa Auer, American actor (d. 1967).
  • 1905: Rodolfo Usigli, Mexican writer (d. 1979).
  • 1906: Betty Bronson, American actress (d. 1971).
  • 1906: Sōichirō Honda, Japanese businessman (d. 1992).
  • 1907: Compay Segundo (Máximo Francisco Repilado-Muñoz), Cuban musician (f. 2003).
  • 1907: Israel Regardie, British occultist, secretary to Aleister Crowley (d. 1985).
  • 1908: Thore Enochsson, Swedish athlete (d. 1993).
  • 1909: El Atarfeño, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1934).
  • 1910: Venturita (Ventura Núñez), Spanish bullfighter (d. 1974).
  • 1912: Kim Sung-gan, South Korean footballer (d. 1942).
  • 1913: Ramón Mendezona, Spanish journalist born in Argentina (d. 2001).
  • 1916: Rodney Hilton, British historian, (d. 2002).
  • 1917: Leandro Remondini, Italian footballer and coach (d. 1979).
  • 1919: Luis Martínez Irujo, Spanish aristocrat (d. 1972).
  • 1919: Kim Heungsou, South Korean painter (d. 2014).
  • 1921: Albert Bertelsen, Danish painter.
  • 1922: Stanley Cohen, American biochemist, 1986 Nobel Prize Winner (f. 2020).
  • 1923: Hubertus Brandenburg, Catholic Bishop of Stockholm (d. 2009).
  • 1923: Aristides Pereira, Cape Verdean politician, first president of his country (d. 2011).
  • 1925: Rock Hudson, American actor (d. 1985).
  • 1925: Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor and musician (d. 2010).
  • 1926: Virgílio, Portuguese soccer player (d. 2009).
  • 1928: Arman, French painter and sculptor (d. 2005).
  • 1928: Pepe Díaz Lastra, Argentine actor of Cuban origin (d. 2007).
  • 1928: Pierre Accoce, French journalist (f. 2020).
  • 1929: Ranko Žeravica, Serbian basketball player (d. 2015).
  • 1930: Bob Mathias, American athlete and politician (d. 2006).
  • 1931: Pierre Nora, French historian.
  • 1931: Leopoldo Pomés, Spanish photographer (f. 2019).
  • 1933: Isao Iwabuchi, Japanese soccer player (d. 2003).
  • 1934: Jim Inhofe, American politician, senator from Oklahoma.
  • 1934: Eugenio Domingo, Spanish actor (d. 1989).
  • 1935: Toni Sailer, Austrian alpine skier (d. 2009).
  • 1937: Peter Cook, British comedian (d. 1995).
  • 1937: Manuel Félix López, Ecuadorian politician (f. 2004).
  • 1937: Pilar Salarrullana, Spanish writer and politician (d. 2009).
  • 1938: Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian singer.
  • 1942: Martin Scorsese, American filmmaker.
  • 1943: Lauren Hutton, American actress.
  • 1943: Juan José Palacios “Tele”, Spanish musician, from the Triana band (f. 2002).
  • 1944: Gene Clark, American singer, of the band The Byrds (d. 1991).
  • 1944: Danny DeVito, American actor.
  • 1944: Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect.
  • 1944: Lorne Michaels, Canadian television producer.
  • 1944: Luis Rogelio Nogueras, Cuban poet and novelist.
  • 1944: Arturo Puig, Argentine actor.
  • 1944: Roberta Collins, American actress (f. 2008).
  • 1944: Daniel Yuste, Spanish cyclist (f. 2020).
  • 1945: Elvin Hayes, American basketball player.
  • 1945: Roland Joffé, Anglo-French filmmaker.
  • 1945: Sergio López Suárez, Uruguayan writer and illustrator of children’s books.
  • 1946: Martin Barre, British guitarist, of the band Jethro Tull.
  • 1946: Wiesław Rudkowski, Polish boxer (d. 2016).
  • 1948: Howard Dean, American Democratic politician.
  • 1949: John Boehner, American politician.
  • 1949: Nguyén Tan Dung, Vietnamese Prime Minister since 2006.
  • 1950: Jorge Sassi, Argentine actor (f. 2015).
  • 1951: Dean Paul Martin, American singer and actor (d. 1987).
  • 1951: Stephen Root, American actor.
  • 1954: Claudio Marangoni, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1955: Carmelo Vidalín, Uruguayan politician.
  • 1958: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, American actress.
  • 1958: Mariana Ingold, Uruguayan composer, keyboardist and singer.
  • 1958: Frank van Hattum, New Zealand footballer.
  • 1959: Juan Carlos Pérez Rojo, Spanish footballer.
  • 1959: Thomas Allofs, German footballer.
  • 1960: RuPaul, American drag queen.
  • 1960: Paolo Ferrero, Italian politician.
  • 1960: Jonathan Ross, presenter of television and presenter of British radio.
  • 1961: Wolfram Wuttke, German footballer (d. 2015).
  • 1961: Michael Collins, American footballer.
  • 1963: Patxi Salinas, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1964: Moisés Villanueva de la Luz, Mexican politician (d. 2011).
  • 1964: Krzysztof Warzycha, Polish footballer.
  • 1965: Amanda Brown, Canadian musician, of the band The Go-Betweens.
  • 1966: Jeff Buckley, American guitarist and singer (f. 1997).
  • 1966: Richard Fortus, American guitarist, of the band Guns N ‘Roses.
  • 1966: Daisy Fuentes, Cuban model and actress.
  • 1966: Sophie Marceau, French actress.
  • 1966: María del Mar Arnáiz, Spanish politician.
  • 1966: Josip Višnjić, Serbian footballer and coach.
  • 1967: Domenico Schiattarella, Italian motorsport driver.
  • 1968: Amber Michaels, American porn actress.
  • 1968: Alberto Urdiales, Spanish handball player.
  • 1968: Vlado Šola, Croatian handball player.
  • 1969: Jean-Michel Saive, Belgian table tennis player.
  • 1969: Cecilia Dopazo, Argentine actress.
  • 1969: Kianna Dior, Canadian pornographic actress.
  • 1970: Paul Allender, British guitarist, of the band Cradle of Filth.
  • 1970: Andy Kusnetzoff, Argentine television presenter.
  • 1970: Eduardo Esidio, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1971: Michael Adams, British chess player.
  • 1972: José Ángel Barrueco, Spanish writer.
  • 1972: Leonard Roberts, American actor.
  • 1972: Joanne Goode, British badminton player.
  • 1972: Titi Camara, Guinean footballer.
  • 1973: Andreas Vintersorg Hedlund, Swedish vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist, of the band Vintersorg.
  • 1973: Bernd Schneider, German footballer.
  • 1973: Ibon Begoña, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1973: Godfrey Sapula, South African footballer.
  • 1974: Leslie Bibb, American actress.
  • 1974: Melvin Méndez Acevedo, Puerto Rican judoka.
  • 1974: Óscar Peñas García, Spanish judoka.
  • 1974: Zharick León, Colombian actress.
  • 1974: Berto Romero, Spanish humorist.
  • 1974: Roberto Rojas González, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1975: Lord Infamous, American rapper.
  • 1975: Jerome James, American basketball player.
  • 1975: Seigo Shimokawa, Japanese footballer.
  • 1976: Jacqueline Aguilera, Venezuelan model, ex-Miss World.
  • 1976: Cristián Limenza, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1976: Ervin Skela, Albanian footballer.
  • 1976: Diane Neal, American actress and model.
  • 1977: Jairo Castillo, Colombian footballer.
  • 1978: Tom Ellis, Welsh actor.
  • 1978: Zoë Bell, actress and stuntwoman from New Zealand.
  • 1978: Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress.
  • 1978: Jorge Wágner Goés Conceição, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1978: Júlio César Santos Correa, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1978: Echendu Adiele, Nigerian soccer player (d. 2011).
  • 1979: Mikel Astarloza, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1980: Brad Bradley, American professional wrestler.
  • 1980: Isaac Hanson, singer and American guitarist, of the band Hanson.
  • 1980: Luciana Sandoval, Salvadoran model.
  • 1980: Roberto Bonet, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1980: Keita Isozaki, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1981: Sarah Harding, British singer, of the band Girls Aloud.
  • 1981: Louise Pedersen, Danish model.
  • 1982: Leonel Ríos, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1982: Mimoun Azaouagh, German-Moroccan footballer.
  • 1983: Ryan Braun, American baseball player.
  • 1983: Harry Lloyd, British actor.
  • 1983: Nick Markakis, American baseball player.
  • 1983: Christopher Paolini, American novelist.
  • 1983: Luís Alberto, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1983: Julián Vara, Spanish footballer.
  • 1983: Fernando Pagés, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1983: Pablo Barzola, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1983: Yuzo Minami, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1983: Shannan Click, American model.
  • 1983: Viva Bianca, Australian actress.
  • 1984: Adrián Colunga, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1984: Víctor Hugo Lojero, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1984: Damián Salvatierra, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1985: Edivaldo Rojas Hermoza, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1985: Marlon Mancía, Honduran soccer player.
  • 1986: Everth Cabrera, Nicaraguan baseball player.
  • 1986: Nani (Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha), Portuguese soccer player.
  • 1986: Alexis Vastine, French boxer (f. 2015).
  • 1986: Nikky Thorne, Hungarian pornographic actress and erotic model.
  • 1986: Nani, Portuguese soccer player.
  • 1987: José Luis López Sánchez, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1987: Gemma Spofforth, British swimmer.
  • 1987: Takafumi Suzuki, Japanese footballer.
  • 1988: Reid Perry, American bassist, of The Band Perry.
  • 1988: Eric Lichaj, American footballer.
  • 1989: Héctor Sánchez, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1989: Roman Zozulia, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1989: Naoto Kamifukumoto, Japanese footballer.
  • 1990: Shanica Knowles, American actress.
  • 1990: Peter Kobelt, American tennis player.
  • 1992: Katarzyna Kawa, Polish tennis player.
  • 1992: Takayoshi Ishihara, Japanese footballer.
  • 1993: Ariadna Castellano, Spanish actress.
  • 1993: Tsubasa Aoki, Japanese footballer.
  • 1994: Raquel Castro, American actress.
  • 1994: Armin Hodžić, Bosnian footballer.
  • 1994: Naoki Maeda, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1995: Yudai Tanaka, Japanese footballer.
  • 1997: Dragan Bender, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1997: Kim Yu-gyeom, South Korean singer and dancer.
  • 1997: Julian Ryerson, Norwegian footballer.
  • 1998: Domilson Cordeiro dos Santos, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1998: Kara Hayward, American actress.
  • 1998: Charity Crawford, pornographic actress and American erotic model.
  • 1998: Mitzi Ruhlmann, Australian actress.
  • 1999: Jorge Cuenca Barreno, Spanish soccer player.
  • 2000: Juan Esteban de la Fuente, Argentine basketball player.
  • 2000: Christopher Loaiza, American footballer.
  • 2002: Alexia “Potola” Osorio Gómez
  • 2003: Luce Douady, French climber (f. 2020).
  • 2006: Skyler Wexler, Canadian actress.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

A Day as Today - Dorian's Secrets
Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

November 17 – A Day as Today

  • 375: Valentinian I, Roman Emperor (b. 321).
  • 474: Leo II, Byzantine emperor (b. 467).
  • 594: Gregory of Tours, French bishop and historian (b. C. 539).
  • 1231: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Hungarian queen canonized by the Catholic Church (b.1207).
  • 1494: Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b.1463).
  • 1558: Maria Tudor, English queen (b. 1516).
  • 1558: Reginald Pole, Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury (b.1500).
  • 1600: Kuki Yoshitaka, Japanese naval commander (b. 1542).
  • 1708: Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch painter (b.1631).
  • 1720: Jack the Calico, pirate captain (b.1682).
  • 1746: José de Peralta Barnuevo, Peruvian bishop (b.1669).
  • 1747: Alain-René Lesage, French writer (b.1668).
  • 1757: María Josefa of Austria, Austrian Archduchess (b.1699).
  • 1780: Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (b. 1720).
  • 1771: Tobias Smollett, British writer (b. 1721).
  • 1796: Catherine the Great, Russian Tsarina (b. 1729).
  • 1818: Charlotte of Mecklenburg, German aristocrat, queen consort of the United Kingdom (b. 1744).
  • 1842: John Varley, British painter and astrologer (b. 1778).
  • 1852: Carl August von Eschenmayer, German physician and philosopher (b. 1768).
  • 1858: Robert Owen, utopian socialist and British cooperative (b. 1771).
  • 1875: Hilario Ascasubi, Argentine poet (b.1807).
  • 1917: Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (b.1840).
  • 1928: Juan José Muñoz de Madariaga, Spanish engineer (b. 1846).
  • 1929 – Herman Hollerith, American statistician, inventor of the tabulating machine (b. 1860).
  • 1932: Leónidas Plaza Gutiérrez, Ecuadorian politician and president (b. 1865).
  • 1936: Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Austrian American opera singer (alto) (b. 1861).
  • 1938: Ante Trumbić, Croatian politician (b.1864).
  • 1940 – Eric Gill, British printer and sculptor (b. 1882).
  • 1940: Raymond Pearl, American biologist (b. 1879).
  • 1941: Ernst Udet, German military man (d. 1896).
  • 1942: Manuel Hugué, Spanish writer and painter (b. 1872).
  • 1942: Federico Francisco IV, German aristocrat (b. 1882).
  • 1947: Victor Serge, Russian anarchist, novelist and historian (b. 1890).
  • 1947ː Regina de Lamo, Spanish writer, journalist and intellectual (b. 1870)
  • 1950: Virginia Fábregas, actress of Mexican theater (b. 1871).
  • 1954: Yitzhak Lamdan, Israeli poet and columnist of Russian origin (b. 1899).
  • 1955 – James P. Johnson, American pianist and composer (b.1894).
  • 1959: Héitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer (b. 1887).
  • 1968: Mervyn Peake, British writer (b.1911).
  • 1971: Gladys Cooper, British actress (b. 1888).
  • 1973: Mirra Alfassa (The Mother), French guru, spiritual companion of Sri Aurobindo (b. 1878).
  • 1974: Clive Brook, British actor (b. 1887).
  • 1979: John Glascock, British bassist for the band Jethro Tull (b.1951).
  • 1982: Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer (b.1905).
  • 1986: Georges Besse, French automobile executive (b.1927).
  • 1986: José María Ruiz Gallardón, Spanish politician (b.1927).
  • 1990: Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1961 (b.1915).
  • 1998: Fernando Quiñones, Spanish writer (b.1930).
  • 1998: Esther Rolle, American actress (b.1920).
  • 1999: Carlos Eduardo Troconis, Venezuelan musician, of the band Dermis Tatú (b. 1968).
  • 1999: Enrique Urquijo, Spanish musician, of the band Los Secretos (b.1960).
  • 2000: Louis Eugène Félix Néel, French physicist, Nobel Prize winner for physics in 1970 (b.1904).
  • 2002: Abba Eban, Israeli politician and diplomat (b.1915).
  • 2006: Ruth Brown, singer and American blues musician (b.1928).
  • 2006: Ferenc Puskás, Spanish-Hungarian soccer player (b.1927).
  • 2007: Oleg Gazenko, Russian scientist (b.1918).
  • 2007: Gregorio López Raimundo, Spanish politician (b.1914).
  • 2009: Ana María Pérez González, Mexican supercentennial (b.1890).
  • 2009: Javier Velasco Yeregui, Spanish priest and theologian (b. 1964).
  • 2010: Isabelle Caro, French model; anorexia (b. 1982) .4
  • 2012: Armand Desmet, Belgian cyclist (b.1931).
  • 2012: Miliki (Emilio Aragón Bermúdez), clown, accordionist and Spanish singer (b.1929).
  • 2013: Doris Lessing, British writer, Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007 (b.1919).
  • 2014: Omar Chabán, Argentine businessman (b.1952).
  • 2014: Ilija Pantelić, Bosnian football player and coach (b.1942).
  • 2018: Gino Molinari, Ecuadorian chef, television presenter and actor (b.1956).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

November 17 – A Day as Today

  • International Lung Cancer Day.
  • International Student Day.
  • World Premature Child Day.
  • World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Accident Victims.
  • Argentina: Militancy Day.
  • Spain: National Day of Food Safety.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

November 17 – A Day as Today

  • San Acisclo of Córdoba
  • Saint Alpheus of Caesarea
  • Saint Anianus of Orleans
  • Saint Florin of Rëmus
  • Saint Gregory of Tours
  • Saint Gregory Wonderworker
  • Saint Hilda of Whitby
  • Saint Hugo of Lincoln
  • Saint Hugo of Noaria
  • Saint Ilda of England
  • Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
  • San Juan del Castillo
  • Saint Lazarus of Constantinople
  • Saint Namatius of Vienne
  • San Raveriano
  • Saint Victoria of Córdoba
  • Saint Zacchaeus of Caesarea
  • Blessed Jehoshaphat Kocylovskyj
  • Blessed Lope Sebastián Hunot
  • Blessed Salome of Krakow

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