April 17 in History
1524April 17, 1524:
Florentine explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano gets to N.Y harbor.
1939April 17, 1939:
Samuel Nathaniel Behrman's comedy drama film titled “No Time for Comedy” opens on Broadway Theater at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City.
1946April 17, 1946:
Syria, officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic, proclaims independence from the French administration.
1969April 17, 1969:
Canadian American rock band called the “The Band” performs their first musical concert.
1980April 17, 1980:
Jamaican musician and singer, Bob Marley performs at the celebration of Zimbabwe's Independence Day.
1990April 17, 1990:
British songwriter and singer, Paul McCartney drops his first solo self-titled album by Apple Records.
2011April 17, 2011:
The American superhero film titled “Thor”, produced by Kevin Feige premieres in Sydney.
- April 17, 2011:
HBO premieres the serial drama TV series titled “Game of Thrones”.
2019April 17, 2019:
American songwriter and singer, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter launches her “Homecoming: The Live Album”.
2020April 17, 2020:
American songstress Fiona Apple drops her fifth album titled “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”.