April 17-National Days, Birthday and Major Past Events

April 17 2024 is Wednesday. 106th day of the Gregorian calendar. Western Zodiac – Aries. National Ellis Island Family History Day, National Ford Mustang Day, International Haiku Poetry Day, Blah Blah Blah Day, National Cheeseball Day, World Hemophilia Day, National Kickball Day, International Bat Appreciation Day, Nothing like a Dame Day, 2A Day is an American holiday. Discover holidays, observances, major events, and celebrity birthdays on April 17. Explore the significance of this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on April 17

  • 107th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Aries
  • National Ellis Island Family History Day
  • National Ford Mustang Day
  • International Haiku Poetry Day
  • Blah Blah Blah Day
  • National Cheeseball Day
  • World Hemophilia Day
  • National Kickball Day
  • International Bat Appreciation Day
  • Nothing like a Dame Day
  • 2A Day is an American holiday
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Past events and historical events on April 17

  • 2013-Same-sex marriage legalized in New Zealand
  • 1986-Without firing a single shot, the world’s longest conflict comes to an end.
  • 1978-The assassination of Mir Akbar Khyber in Afghanistan leads to a communist takeover.
  • 1975-The Khmer Rouge take over Phnom Penh.
  • 1970-NASA’s Apollo 13 safely returns after critical failures
  • 1964-The Ford Motor Co. unveiled its new Mustang model at the New York World’s Fair
  • 1961-A CIA-backed paramilitary squad tries to infiltrate Cuba.
  • 1521-Martin Luther is accused of producing revolutionary theological essays.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on April 17

  • 1995-Phoebe Dynevor-English Actress
  • 1974-Victoria Beckham-English singer, actress
  • 1972-Muttiah Muralitharan-Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1972-Jennifer Garner-American Actress
  • 1966-Vikram-Indian actor, singer & producer
  • 1964-Maynard James Keenan-American singer-songwriter, producer
  • 1959-Sean Bean-English actor
  • 1954- Roddy Piper-Canadian professional wrestler, amateur boxer & actor
  • 1734-Taksin-Thai king

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 17th April 2024?
  • 17th April is Wednesday
  • 107th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Aries
2. Special Day on April 17?
  • World Haemophilia Day raises awareness of inherited bleeding disorders like haemophilia observed on April 17. The World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) founded World Haemophilia Day in 1989 to honour WFH founder Frank Schnabel’s birthday.
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