Friday 17 September 2021


Sunrise 07:16
Sunset in 19:33

Sunrise 07:17
Sunset in 19:32

Difference :
-2 minutes less

Full moon :
21/09 01:55

New moon :
06/10 13:06

19 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 17 September

1787 : U.S. Constitution signed

On September 17, 1787, delegates from the 13 United States signed the U.S. Constitution at the end of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

1884 : A U.S. judge sets an amazing record

On September 17, 1884, Californian Judge Allen was able to judge 13 criminal cases in 6 minutes in Oakland. Although most cases were small, this gives an idea of ​​the rights of the defense at that time in the district.

1939 : Soviet Union invades Poland

On September 17, 1939, the Soviet Union invaded eastern Poland. On 1 September, Poland had been invaded from the west by Germany. The partition of Poland was decided by the Ribbentrop-Molotov non-aggression pact, signed on August 23, 1939 between the Soviet Union of Stalin and Hitler's Germany.

1940 : Operation Sea Lion postponed to a later date

On September 17, 1940, following the defeat of the Germans during the Battle of Britain, Operation Sea Lion, which provided for the invasion of Britain, was postponed indefinitely. It was never launched.

1978 : Signing of Camp David Accords

On September 17, 1978, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin signed a peace agreement at Camp David in Maryland, after 12 days of intense negotiations and 30 years of war between the two countries. The final peace agreement was signed in March 1979 and the two men received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1978 because of the historic talks.

2006 : Eruption of Mount Fourpeaked

On September 17, 2006, Fourpeaked Mountain, a stratovolcano in Alaska erupted after 10,000 years of inactivity. Due to the position of the volcano, the eruption caused no casualties.

Quote of the day : 17 September

Menachem Begin
Israel is still the only country in the world against which there is a written document to the effect that it must disappear.

Birthdays : 17 September

Nicolas de Condorcet, French mathematician (1743)
David Dunbar Buick, Founder of the Buick Motor Company (1854)
Christian Lous Lange, Norwegian historian, Nobel Peace Prize (1869)
J. Willard Marriott, American businessman, founder of the Marriott Corporation (1900)
John Creasey, English writer (1908)
Chaim Herzog, 6th President of Israel (1918)
Roddy McDowall, English actor (1928)
Edgar Mitchell, American astronaut (1930)
Thomas Stafford, American astronaut (1930)
Anne Bancroft, American actress (1931)
Jean-Claude Carrière, French screenwriter (1931)
Reinhold Messner, Italian mountaineer (1944)
John Ritter, American actor (1948)
Damon Hill, English racing driver (1960)
Baz Luhrmann, Australian director (1962)
Bryan Singer, American director (1965)
Kyle Chandler, American actor (1965)
Stéphane Rousseau, Canadian humorist (1966)
Philippe Fragione (Akhenaton), French rap artist (IAM) (1968)
Anastacia, American singer (1968)
Keith Flint, English musician (The Prodigy) (1969)
Adriana Sklenarikova, Slovak fashion model (1971)
Simone Perrotta, Italian footballer (1977)
Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer (1981)
John Kucera, Canadian alpine skier (1984)

They left us one 17 September

Tobias Smollett, Scottish writer (1771)
Benjamin Bourne, American politician (1808)
Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (1836)
Alfred de Vigny, French poet (1863)
Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (1879)
Folke Bernadotte, Swedish diplomat (1948)
Jimmy Yancey, American pianist (1951)
Richard Basehart, American actor (1984)
Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer (1985)
Red Skelton, American actor (1997)
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