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Historical Event on 6/17/1917

Krishan Kumar Chopra, medical practitioner and social worker, was born at Lahore.

Other Historical Dates and Events
7/5/1996Janata Dal expels dissident Maneka Gandhi from primary membership of the party.
6/28/1975Netherlands gives independence to Dutch Guyana, which becomes Suriname; one third of Hindus (descendants of Indian plantation workers) emigrate to Netherlands for better social and economic conditions.
2/16/1962General Election ( 3rd) of India begins.
5/5/1998Yashwant Sinha and Madan Lal Khurana, Union Ministers, are discharged in the hawala case.
8/21/1879Jahangir Bemanji Petit, famous industrialist, was born.
5/25/1997In a bid to break the deadlock on naming transport corporation after caste leaders in southern districts, Tamil Nadu Government agrees to create a new bus corporation named after Pulithevan.
1/24/1999The Orissa police arrest 47 persons in connection with the killing of the Australian missionary.
4/11/199710-month-old Deve Gowde govt. at the centre voted out of power. 292 voting against the motion of confidence in Lok Sabha, 158 for it, 6 abstaining.
9/22/1999India asks Pakistan to prevent the reported attempt by the JKLF to cross the Line of Control (LOC) on October 4.
12/1/1982Pakistan beats India to win hockey gold in the Asian Games.