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Apr 17, 2018

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The Unix Timestamp is 1523923200.

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 : 2018-04-17
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 : 17-04-2018
Federated States of Micronesia : 04-17-2018
Australia, Belize : 17-04-2018 or 04-17-2018
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 2018-04-17 or 17-04-2018
Albania : 2018-04-17 or 17/04/2018
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 17/04/2018
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 17.04.2018
Austria : 17.4.2018 or 17.4.18 or 17. April 2018 or 17. April 18
Bangladesh : 17-04-18 or 18-04-17
Belgium : 17-04-2018
Turkmenistan : 17.04.2018 or 17.04.18
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 17. 4. 2018. or 17. April 2018.
Czech Republic : 17. 4. 2018 or 17. April 2018
Cambodia : 2018-04-17 or 17-04-2018
Canada : 17-04-2018 or 2018 04 17 or 17/04/18 or Apr/17/2018 or Apr 17, 2018 or April 17, 2018 or April-17-18 or 2018-04-17 or 17 April 2018
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 2018-04-17
Denmark : 17-04-2018 or 17-04-18 or 2018-04-17 or 20180417 or 17. April 2018 or 17/4-18 or 17/4-2018
Estonia : 17.4.2018 or 17. April 2018
Finland, Serbia : 17.4.2018 or 17. April 2018
France, Ireland : 17/04/2018 or 17-04-2018
Germany : 17.04.18 or 17.4.18 or 17.04.2018 or 17.4.2018 or 2018-04-17 or 17. April 2018
Hong Kong : 17/04/18 or 17/4/18 or 17/04/2018 or 17/4/2018 or 2018/04/17
Hungary : 2018. 04. 17.
India : 17-04-2018 or 20180417 or 2018 04 17 or 2018-04-17
Iran : 2018/04/17 or 18/4/17 or 2018-04-17 or 17 April 2018
Kazakhstan : 2018.17.04 or 17.04.2018 or 17.04.18
Kenya : 18/04/17 or 17/04/2018 or 4/17/2018
Korea : 2018.04.17 or 2018/04/17
Latvia : 17.04.2018 or 2018.04.17
Luxembourg : 17/04/2018 or 17.4.2018
Maldives : th 2018f April, 2018 or 17.04.2018 or 17.04.18 or 17/04/18 or 17/04/2018 or 17-04-18 or 17-04-2018
Mongolia : 2018.04.17
Montenegro : 17.4.2018
Netherlands : 17-04-18 or 17-04-2018 or 17 April 18 or 17 April 2018
Nigeria : 17/04/18
Norway : 17.04.2018 or 170418 or 2018-04-17 or 17/4-18
Pakistan, Spain : 17/04/18 or 17/04/2018
Philippines : April 17, 2018 or 17-04-2018
Portugal : 17/04/2018 or 17-04-2018 or 2018-04-17
Poland : 17.04.2018
Romania : 17.04.2018 or 17-Apr-2018
Russia : 17.04.2018 or 17.04.18
Saudi Arabia : 17/04/2018 or 04/17/2018
Slovakia : 17. 04. 2018
Slovenia : 2018.04.17 or 17.4.2018 or 17. April 2018
South Africa : 2018-04-17 or 17/4/18
Sweden : 2018-04-17 or 17/4 2018 or 17/4 -18 or 17.04.2018
Ukraine : 17.04.18 or 17.04.2018 or 17/04/2018
United States of America : 04/17/18 or 04/17/2018 or 17 April 2018 or 17 Apr 2018 or 2018-04-17
Uzbekistan : 17.04.2018 or 17/04 2018

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