THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 17/02


This day in #history 17/02

FEBRUARY 17TH

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1870 – Esther Morris appointed 1 st female judge

1870 – Mississippi becomes 9 th state readmitted
to US after Civil War

1957 – Suez Canal reopens

1976 – Macau adopts constitution (Organic Law of
Macau)

1979 – The Sino- Vietnamese War begins .

1983 – Netherlands adopts constitution

1989 – Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia & Libya form common market

2008 – Kosovo declares independence from
Serbia

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1874 – Thomas J Watson , US, representative/
founder (IBM

1963 – Michael Jordan, NBA guard/ forward (Chicago Bulls) and sports superstar

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1964 – Mike Campbell, Seattle WA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs )

1981 – Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress

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1982 – Lupe Fiasco , American rapper

FAMOUS DEATHS



1624 – Juan de Mariana, Spanish historian ( b.
1536)

1883 – Vasudeo Balwant Phadke , Indian
revolutionary (b . 1845)

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