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It happened on a… April 17

2021

Funeral of Prince Philip, consort to Queen Elizabeth II, held under COVID-19 restrictions at Windsor Palace, England.

2011

“Game of Thrones”, based on the fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin premieres on HBO

“Thor”, directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, premieres in Sydney, Australia.

1993

Two Los Angeles police officers convicted in federal court of violating Rodney King’s civil rights and sentenced to prison, while two others are acquitted,

1982

Queen Elizabeth II signs the Royal Proclamation of Canada’s constitution; ends British authority in Canada; Canada remains a constitutional monarchy and member of the Commonwealth.

1970

Paul McCartney’s 1st solo album “McCartney” is released.

1964

The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new Mustang model.

1937

Daffy Duck’s first appearance, in Porky’s Duck Hunt.

1875

Modern Snooker invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain.

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