April 17 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include April 17

Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/rooney-mara" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/aa808cd4-65d6-4dbb-a671-471ff8f54900/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Rooney Mara" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/rooney-mara" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Rooney Mara</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jennifer-garner" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/3ead85ed-8e88-46ff-3972-e5058a508e00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jennifer Garner" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jennifer-garner" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jennifer Garner</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/olivia-hussey" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/0fd36c36-45f9-4f7c-5345-b724dd9db200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Olivia Hussey" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/olivia-hussey" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Olivia Hussey</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/victoria-beckham" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/71580eff-1da6-4f34-e429-15fc33507700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Victoria Beckham" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Pop Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/victoria-beckham" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Victoria Beckham</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jp-morgan" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/3316f723-f5f5-4ac6-4820-21dad4b3c000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="JP Morgan" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Entrepreneur</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jp-morgan" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">JP Morgan</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1080</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Canute IV Ascends Danish Throne</div><div class='timeline-text'>Following Harald III's death, Canute IV becomes the King of Denmark, later becoming the country's first saint.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1492</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Columbus Travels Toward Spices</div><div class='timeline-text'>Christopher Columbus secures a deal with Spain for his famed voyage toward Asia, notably seeking spices.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1524</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Verrazzano Discovers New York Harbor</div><div class='timeline-text'>Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano reaches what is modern-day New York Harbor.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1797</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Abercromby Attacks San Juan</div><div class='timeline-text'>Sir Ralph Abercromby leads one of the largest invasions of Spanish territories in the Americas, attacking San Juan, Puerto Rico.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1863</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Start of Grierson's Raid</div><div class='timeline-text'>Union Army Colonel Benjamin Grierson commences his famed attack on central Mississippi during the American Civil War.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1895</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of the First Sino-Japanese War</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Treaty of Shimonoseki is signed, marking the conclusion of the first war between China and Japan.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1907</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Record Day for Ellis Island</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ellis Island processes a record 11,747 people in a single day, a feat unmatched to date.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1961</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bay of Pigs Invasion</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cuban exiles, trained and funded by the CIA, land at Cuba's Bay of Pigs with the goal of overthrowing Fidel Castro.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1970</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Apollo 13 Returns to Earth</div><div class='timeline-text'>The damaged Apollo 13 spacecraft returns safely to Earth, marking an end to its perilous journey.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1982</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Canada's Constitution Act, 1982</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Canadian constitution is patriated in Ottawa by Queen Elizabeth II's proclamation, marking a significant moment in the country's history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Kepler's Significant Discovery</div><div class='timeline-text'>NASA's Kepler space telescope confirms the first discovery of an Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of another star.</div></div></div>

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