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On 17 August 1990, the Serbs began what became known as the Log Revolution, where barricades of logs were placed across roads throughout the South as an expression of their secession from Croatia.
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On February 17, Russell and Cook were sent to the Pena Flor community on the Vermejo to see about renting out ranches the company had purchased.
On April 17, 1610, the sturdy little three-masted bark, Discovery, weighed anchor in St. Katherine's Pool, London, and floated down the Thames toward the sea.
On January 17, 2008, NYSE Euronext announced it would acquire the AMEX for $ 260 million in stock ; on October 1, 2008, NYSE Euronext completed the acquisition.
On December 21, 2008, Atlanta beat the Minnesota Vikings 24 – 17 to clinch a wild card spot, earning a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
On May 8, after going 12 – 17 in 29 games, the Diamondbacks released manager Bob Melvin and hired A. J. Hinch.
On 17 August 2008 club chairman and owner Franco Sensi died after a long illness ; his place at the chairmanship of the club was successively taken by his daughter Rosella.
On December 17, however, Bradley observed that the star was moving southwards, a motion further shown by observations on the 20th.
On 15 September / 17 September 1815 in Weilburg, Charles married Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg ( 1797 – 1829 ).
On March 17, 1955, she married him at Quartzsite, Arizona, returning with Pole to live in California.
On July 17, 1996, Clinton issued Executive Order 13011 – Federal Information Technology, ordering the heads of all federal agencies to utilize information technology fully to make the information of the agency easily accessible to the public.
On 17 July 2010, the band performed their first UK gig in almost four years to a crowd of around 30, 000 at Latitude Festival in Henham Park, Southwold.
On January 17, 2008, Selig's contract was extended through 2012, after which he planned to retire, but then decided to stay as commissioner until the end of the 2014 season, a move approved by the owners on January 12, 2012, which would take his leadership past his 80th birthday.
On 17 July 2003, Kelly, an employee of the Ministry of Defence, apparently committed suicide after being misquoted by BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan as saying that Tony Blair's Labour government had knowingly " sexed up " the " September Dossier ", a report into Iraq and weapons of mass destruction.
On September 17, 1923, a major fire swept down the hills toward the University campus and the downtown section.
On November 17, 1858, Emperor Napoleon III annexed Clipperton as part of the French colony of Tahiti.
On January 17, 1725, the Province of Massachusetts Bay, which then claimed territories west of the Merrimack River, granted the Concord area as the Plantation of Penacook.
On November 17, 2011, Dale Sveum agreed to a three year contract with an option for a fourth to become new manager of the Cubs.
On April 17, 1994, the Rockies beat Montreal 6 – 5, moving the team's record to 6 – 5 — the first time in franchise history that the club had a winning record.
On April 17, 2008, Colorado beat the San Diego Padres, 2 – 1, in a 22-inning road game that spanned 6 hours and 16 minutes.
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On August 3, two massive headlands reared out of the mists -- great gateways never before, so far as Hudson knew, seen by Europeans.
On August 16, 1837, Lincoln wrote Mary a letter suggesting he would not blame her if she ended the relationship.
On August 6, 1861, Lincoln signed the Confiscation Act that authorized judiciary proceedings to confiscate and free slaves who were used to support the Confederate war effort.
On August 12, 2011, a plaque was unveiled on the Wolff building at Third Ave and La Mesa Bl commemorating Dwan and the Flying A Studios origins in La Mesa, California.
On publication of the latter, Poirot was the only fictional character to be given an obituary in the New York Times ; 6 August 1975 " Hercule Poirot is Dead ; Famed Belgian Detective ".
On 31 August, in the great Charles Alcock-edited magazine Cricket: A Weekly Record of The Game, there appeared a mock obituary:
* On the second Saturday in August, people can wander through the Night Market in the balmy Summer evening.
On 11 August 2009, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck near the Andaman Islands, causing a tsunami warning to go into effect.
On 20 August 1233, Andrew had a meeting with the legate of Pope Gregory IX in the woods of Bereg, and they made an agreement which ensured the privileges of the clergy.
On 19 August 1978 — the anniversary of the US backed pro-Shah coup d ' état which overthrew the nationalists and popular Iranian prime minister, Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh — the Cinema Rex, a movie theatre in Abadan, Iran, was set ablaze by four Islamic Revolution sympathizers in an attempt to help the cause of Iran's Islamic Revolution.
On 3 September 1928, Fleming returned to his laboratory having spent August on holiday with his family.
On August 21, 2009 it was announced that the institution had changed its name to Crandall University in honour of Rev.
On her return to Haworth, she met William Weightman ( 1814 – 1842 ), her father's new curate, who started work in the parish in August 1839.
On August 30, 2011, Sports Illustrated senior writer Peter King, who correctly predicted the 2011 Super Bowl, made his predictions for the 2011 season and picked the Falcons to defeat the San Diego Chargers in the 2012 Super Bowl.
On August 5, 2008 Dan Haren signed a four-year, $ 44. 75 million deal with the Diamondbacks worth a guaranteed $ 41. 25 million through 2012 and including a $ 15. 5 million club option for 2013 with a $ 3. 5 million buyout.
On August 11, 2008, Dallas Buck, RHP Micah Owings, and C Wilkin Castillo were traded to the Reds ( in last place in the NL Central at the time ) in exchange for OF Adam Dunn.
On August 31, the Diamondbacks acquired former World Series MVP David Eckstein to fill the hole at second base which was opened after Orlando Hudson was placed on the disabled list.
On August 19, 1727, Bradley then embarked upon a further series of observations using a telescope of his own erected at the Rectory, Wanstead.
On 3 August 2007, Mexican archaeologists announced discovery of what is believed to be the tomb of Ahuizotl beneath a sculpture of Tlaltecuhtli near the Zócalo in Mexico City.
On August 20, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt established the Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve, which formed the heart of the Tongass National Forest that covers most of the region.
On August 28, Nami and Ahmed al-Haznawi reportedly bothered a Delray Beach resident, Maria Siscar Simpson, to let them through her apartment to retrieve a towel that had fallen off their balcony onto hers.