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This Day in History

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Australian History
1854  - Amidst the unrest which eventually led to the Eureka rebellion, the Eureka Hotel is burnt to the ground during a riot. [more]
1949  - Work commences on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme, considered one of the wonders of the modern engineering world. [more]
World History
1961  - Over 200 Algerians in Paris are massacred by police as they march in support of Algeria's independence from France. [more]
1979  - Mother Teresa, famous for ministering to lepers, the homeless and the poor in the slums of Calcutta, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. [more]
1989  - San Francisco, California, is hit by a powerful earthquake which kills 63. [more]

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