On This Day in History - December 17
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|What Happened On This Day In History - December 17|
1718 December 17
England declares war on Spain
1925 December 17
Russia and Turkey sign non-aggresion pact.
1944 December 17
US destroyers sink in storm off Philippines, 790 killed
1957 December 17
U.S. successfully test-fires Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile.
1962 December 17
Beatles 1st British TV appearance (People and Places).
1965 December 17
Dutch government shuts Limburgs coal mine