Welcome to the dates dictonery

The complete guide for learning what happened on a specific date, fun and crazy facts, holidays and speial events that heppend on any day.

Apr 17, 1961

what-happened-on gives you almost all the interesting facts there is to know about any date from the day you were born until today!
Interesting facts, strange holidays and event that you could never have imagined exist.
Look for your birthday page or your loved ones birthday page and you'll be surprise the things you'll find there.
Instead of wasting your free time what-happened-on will wait for you with some awesome facts and fun things to learn each and every day.
Feel free to even leave a comment on your favorites days or just say congrats to your loved ones on their birthday wall.
It happened 57 Years and 3 Days ago.
The Unix Timestamp is -274838400.

Do you have any meaning for this day?
share it! tell us what you have on this special date:



Events:


On Bat Appreciation Day, take a moment to consider the humble bat. Bats are mysterious, enigmatic creatures which are all around us, though we may not be aware...
Sometimes it seems as if everyone is a critic. Are you fed up with your nearest and dearest suggesting you lose weight, give up smoking or paint that ceiling?...
Bullying in schools does not need to be tolerated and the Day of Silence was established in 1996 to highlight the impact of this on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and...
Ford Mustang Day commemorates of the day the Mustang was first introduced to the public in 1964. Most new cars are released in fall of the year titled for the...
Although DNA Day was made into an official observance by the U.S. Congress, it is the NGHRI (National Human Genome Research Institute) who seem to organise...
Nothing is likely to inject a little sunshine and gaudiness into someone's day more effectively than Nothing...
World Hemophilia Day was created to raise awareness about the disease and also to raise money for treatment. Don't forget to take part!
Haiku Poetry Day encourages you to try your hand at short, Japanese poems; stick to a syllable pattern of 5-7-5 and you're off to a good start - but it's much...

History Facts:


17-04-1524 New York Harbor discovered by Giovanni Verrazano.
17-04-1853 US Marine Hospital at the Presidio established.
17-04-1895 Treaty of Shimonoseki signed - ends 1st Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).
17-04-1941 Office of Price Administration established (handled rationing)
17-04-1961 Bay of Pigs - invasion.

Famous Birthdays:


17-04-1837 J.P. Morgan, financed the US.
17-04-1897 Thornton Wilder, American novelist

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1961-04-17
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 17-04-1961
Federated States of Micronesia : 04-17-1961
Australia, Belize : 17-04-1961 or 04-17-1961
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1961-04-17 or 17-04-1961
Albania : 1961-04-17 or 17/04/1961
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 17/04/1961
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 17.04.1961
Austria : 17.4.1961 or 17.4.61 or 17. April 1961 or 17. April 61
Bangladesh : 17-04-61 or 61-04-17
Belgium : 17-04-1961
Turkmenistan : 17.04.1961 or 17.04.61
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 17. 4. 1961. or 17. April 1961.
Czech Republic : 17. 4. 1961 or 17. April 1961
Cambodia : 1961-04-17 or 17-04-1961
Canada : 17-04-1961 or 1961 04 17 or 17/04/61 or Apr/17/1961 or Apr 17, 1961 or April 17, 1961 or April-17-61 or 1961-04-17 or 17 April 1961
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1961-04-17
Denmark : 17-04-1961 or 17-04-61 or 1961-04-17 or 19610417 or 17. April 1961 or 17/4-61 or 17/4-1961
Estonia : 17.4.1961 or 17. April 1961
Finland, Serbia : 17.4.1961 or 17. April 1961
France, Ireland : 17/04/1961 or 17-04-1961
Germany : 17.04.61 or 17.4.61 or 17.04.1961 or 17.4.1961 or 1961-04-17 or 17. April 1961
Hong Kong : 17/04/61 or 17/4/61 or 17/04/1961 or 17/4/1961 or 1961/04/17
Hungary : 1961. 04. 17.
India : 17-04-1961 or 19610417 or 1961 04 17 or 1961-04-17
Iran : 1961/04/17 or 61/4/17 or 1961-04-17 or 17 April 1961
Kazakhstan : 1961.17.04 or 17.04.1961 or 17.04.61
Kenya : 61/04/17 or 17/04/1961 or 4/17/1961
Korea : 1961.04.17 or 1961/04/17
Latvia : 17.04.1961 or 1961.04.17
Luxembourg : 17/04/1961 or 17.4.1961
Maldives : th 1961f April, 1961 or 17.04.1961 or 17.04.61 or 17/04/61 or 17/04/1961 or 17-04-61 or 17-04-1961
Mongolia : 1961.04.17
Montenegro : 17.4.1961
Netherlands : 17-04-61 or 17-04-1961 or 17 April 61 or 17 April 1961
Nigeria : 17/04/61
Norway : 17.04.1961 or 170461 or 1961-04-17 or 17/4-61
Pakistan, Spain : 17/04/61 or 17/04/1961
Philippines : April 17, 1961 or 17-04-1961
Portugal : 17/04/1961 or 17-04-1961 or 1961-04-17
Poland : 17.04.1961
Romania : 17.04.1961 or 17-Apr-1961
Russia : 17.04.1961 or 17.04.61
Saudi Arabia : 17/04/1961 or 04/17/1961
Slovakia : 17. 04. 1961
Slovenia : 1961.04.17 or 17.4.1961 or 17. April 1961
South Africa : 1961-04-17 or 17/4/61
Sweden : 1961-04-17 or 17/4 1961 or 17/4 -61 or 17.04.1961
Ukraine : 17.04.61 or 17.04.1961 or 17/04/1961
United States of America : 04/17/61 or 04/17/1961 or 17 April 1961 or 17 Apr 1961 or 1961-04-17
Uzbekistan : 17.04.1961 or 17/04 1961

Top