What holiday 17 December 2020 - Thursday

Holidays 17 December 2020 - Thursday

Events of the day:

  • December 17, 1989 aired the first series of the animated series "The Simpsons"
  • 1837 - there was one of the worst fires in the Russian Empire - lighted Winter Palace in St. Petersburg (photo)

  • 1903 - Wright brothers made the first in the history of aviation manned flight in an aircraft heavier than air (photo)

  • 1926 year - the first all-Union population census carried out in the USSR (photo)

  • 1959 - the Soviet Union formed the Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) (photo)

  • 1987 - American television began broadcasting "The Simpsons" - one of the longest in the history of cartoons (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Alexander, Alexey, Anastasia, Varvara
  • Basil
  • Gennady, Dmitry, Ekaterina
  • Ivan Cyrus Nicholas Juliana
  • On this day were born:

    Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Humphry Davy

    Jules Goncourt

    Nikolai Dubovskoy

    Conrad Shteeli

    Vladimir Seelie

    Konstantin Vanshenkin

    Nonna Bodrov

    Leonid Armour

    Francis I

    Vyacheslav Ganelin

    Milla Jovovich

    Oxana Fedorova

    On this day, died:

    St. Jean de Matha

    Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba

    Simon Bolivar

    William Kelvin

    Victor Hess

    Arkady Raikin

    Alexander Volodin

    Tom Wesselmann


    Current time and date

    15:20:27 11-08-2020

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