Historical Events on September 17 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 238 of 238

  • 1989 NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision & returns America's Cup back to US (from NZ)
  • 1990 Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep NY Post publishing
  • 1990 Soviet Union & Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties
  • 1991 4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • 1991 UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North & South Korea, Marshall Islands & Micronesia
  • 1991 The first version of the Linux kernel (0.01) is released to the Internet.
  • 1992 Theodore (Ted) Weiss wins democratic primary for NYC congressional seat despite having died on 14th
  • 1992 Amsterdam stock exchange hits record Ÿ8.8 billion
  • 1992 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • 1992 NFL decides to suspend World League Football
  • 1993 Last Russian troops leave Poland.
  • 1994 Andy Waller out handled the ball for Mashonaland CD v Mash U24
  • 1994 Heather Whitestone, 21, (Ala), crowned 68th Miss America 1995
  • 1994 19th Toronto International Film Festival: "Priest" directed by Antonia Bird wins the People's Choice Award
  • 1995 "Love! Valor! Compassion!" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 performances
  • 1995 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • 1996 Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colo Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field
  • 1997 Dr Sam Sheppard's body (Fugitive) is exhumed for DNA test

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2000 Dan Marino's #13 jersey is retired by the Miami Dolphins

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino

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2001 Despite suffering from lung cancer and Parkinson's disease, Jack Buck stirs emotions by reading a patriotic-themed poem during the pregame ceremonies on baseball's first night back after the September 11th terrorist attacks

Sportscaster Jack Buck
Jack Buck
  • 2001 Major trading markets in the United States, including the New York Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), reopen for the first time since September 11
  • 2002 27th Toronto International Film Festival: "Whale Rider" directed by Niki Caro wins the People's Choice Award
  • 2004 Tamil is declared the first classical language in India.

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

2004 Barry Bonds hits his 700th career home run

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • 2005 30th Toronto International Film Festival: "Tsotsi" directed by Gavin Hood wins the People's Choice Award
  • 2007 AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York, New York.
  • 2008 The IAU named another dwarf planet, Haumea
  • 2010 The 54 year run of the soap opera As the World Turns ends as its final episode is broadcast.
  • 2011 Occupy Wall Street movement began in Zucotti Park, New York City.
  • 2012 Panasonic suspends operations at its three factories in China
  • 2012 China dispatches 1,000 fishing boats to Senkaku Islands
  • 2012 13 people are killed in a bus accident in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

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2012 Swedish forensic scientists find no conclusive evidence of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's DNA in a torn condom

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks founder
Julian Assange
  • 2012 United States and Japanese government officials agree to put a second missile defence system in Japan
  • 2013 6 people are killed after a train and double-decker bus collide in Ottawa, Canada
  • 2014 Voreqe Bainimarama's Fiji First Party wins the first Fijian elections since his coup in 2006
  • 2015 US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports 2015 Northern Hemisphere summer hottest on record
  • 2016 Terror bomb in Chelsea, New York injures 29