Today in History 17 August: From Declaration of boundary between India-Pakistan to Robert De Niro Birthday , list of Important events today

Publish Date: 17 Aug, 2022
Today in History 17 August: From Declaration of boundary between India-Pakistan to Robert De Niro Birthday , list of Important events today

This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, 17 August is the 229th day of the year and the 230th day of a leap year.

On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 17 August as well as the birthdays of famous people.

 

Major Events Happened on this Day

 

Sachin Pilaonkar Birthday

Born on this day in 1957, Sachin Pilgaonkar is an Indian film and TV actor, director, singer and producer. He workedin the highly successful films like Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Balika Badhu (1976),[1] Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978) and Nadiya Ke Paar (1982) and more. He was also conferred with National Film Award for Best Child Artist for Ha Maza Marg Ekla (1962). 

 

Supriya Pilgaonkar Birthday

Born on this day in 1967, Supriya Pilgaonkar is a Hindi/Marathi actress. Pilgaonkar has acted in a handful of television serials; the most popular of them are Tu Tu Main Main, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, Sasural Genda Phool, Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi and Kadvee Khattee Meethi. 

 

Indonesia's Declaration Of Independence

Sukarno declared Indonesia's independence from the Netherlands on this day in 1945, and he served as the nation's first president after the Dutch handed over control four years later (1949–67).

 

Border between India and Pakistan Revealed

On this day in 1947,  the Radcliffe Line was revealed. This line was known as the border between the Dominions of India and Pakistan.

 

George Orwell Published 'Animal Farm’

On this day in 1945, English author George Orwell published Animal Farm, an anti-utopian satire that became a classic.

 

Robert De Niro Birthday

Born on this day in 1943, American actor and producer Robert Anthony De Niro Jr has received numerous honours, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. He is best recognised for his nine projects with director Martin Scorsese. De Niro received the Kennedy Center Honor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the United States in 2009. Barack Obama as president in 2016.

 

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