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History is the study of the past, particularly the written record of the human race, but more generally including scientific and archaeological discoveries about the past.

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May 17th, 2008DeathVictoria Day in Canada
May 17th, 2007EventTrains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.
May 17th, 2007DeathLloyd Alexander, author (born in 1924)
May 17th, 2006EventThe aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico to be an artificial reef
May 17th, 2006DeathCy Feuer, American playwright (born in 1911)
May 17th, 2006DeathEric Forth, British Member of Parliament (born in 1944)
May 17th, 2006DeathCaptain Nichola Goddard, Canadian soldier (born in 1980)
May 17th, 2005DeathFrank Gorshin, American actor (born in 1934)
May 17th, 2004EventMassachusetts becomes the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage
May 17th, 2004DeathJorgen Nash, Danish artist (born in 1920)

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