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Kuniyoshi Hironaka (弘中邦佳 Hironaka Kuniyoshi born June 17 1976) is a Japanese mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight division.
Zlatko Mateša (born 17 June 1949) was the Prime Minister of Croatia from late 1995 until 31 January 2000. He is a member of the Croatian Democratic Union.Mateša was born […]
Leander Adrian Paes (born 17 June 1973) is an Indian professional tennis player who features in the doubles events in the ATP Tour and the Davis Cup tournament. Having won […]
3690 Larson (1981 PM) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 3 1981 by E. Bowell at Flagstaff (AM).
John Annear (born 17 June 1961) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood Richmond and West Coast in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1980s.Annear began […]
Samu Fóti (May 17 1890 in Budapest – June 17 1916 in Zipove Galicia) was an Hungarian gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was Jewish.He was part […]
Harold William Harry Weedon (1887 – 17 June 1970) was an English architect. Although he designed a large number of buildings during a long career he is best known for […]
Luis Manuel Rodríguez (March 14 1937 – July 8 1996) was a professional boxing champion. Known as El Feo Rodriguez began his career in pre-Castro Havana. In Cuba Rodriguez twice […]
2586 Matson (1980 LO) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on June 17 1980 by C. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Chris Weidman (born June 17 1984) is an undefeated American mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he is the UFC Middleweight Champion. As of March 10 2014 […]
The European Parliament election of 1984 in Greece was the election of the delegation from Greece to the European Parliament in 1984. This was the second European election and the […]
The Parnall Heck was a 1930s British four-seat cabin monoplane built by Parnall Aircraft Limited at Yate Gloucestershire. Originally a Hendy design few were built. It combined the strength and […]
John Joseph Cardinal Carberry (July 31 1904 – June 17 1998) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of St. Louis from 1968 to […]
James Allison Jr. (October 4 1772 – June 17 1854) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.James Allison Jr. (father of John Allison) was born near […]
The 1921 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 34th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1921 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the […]
The Brienz–Rothorn railway (German: Brienz Rothorn Bahn BRB) is an 800 mm (2 ft 7 1⁄2 in) gauge tourist rack railway in Switzerland which climbs from Brienz at the eastern […]
Alpu Dam (Turkish: Alpu Barajı) is a dam in Tokat Province Turkey built between 1998 and 2002.
Carolina Pascual Gracia (born June 17 1976 in Orihuela Alicante Spain) was an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. She is the 1992 Olympics silver medalist and the 1993 European all-around bronze medalist.
Tommy Burns (June 17 1881 – May 10 1955) born Noah Brusso is the only Canadian-born World Heavyweight Champion boxer. The first to travel the globe in defending his title […]
Muhammad Zuhair Masharqa (1938 – 23 April 2007) (Arabic: زهير مشارقة)) was a significant Syrian political figure who served as vice president from 1984 to 2006.