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  1. Catherine the Great died at the age of 67, on November 17, 1796, the day after suffering from a stroke.

  2. Mary died on November 17, 1558 at the age of forty-two in London, possibly from cancer. She was interred in Westminster Abbey.

  3. Despite technically leading the Union victory at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862, McClellan refused to pursue and crush General Lee's forces, so President Lincoln on November 5, 1862.

  4. for over 17 years not all of humanity has lived on planet earth. Since November 2, 2000 the ISS has been continuously inhabited. (h/t Jacob Keaton on The West Wing Weekly podcast)

  5. The sale of Sex.com Domain entered into Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive domain sold for $13 million USD by Escom LLC to Clover Holdings Ltd on 17 November 2010

  6. On November 17, 1997, Pro Wrestler Rick Rude appeared on both the WWF's Raw Is War and WCW's Monday Nitro in the same night. A mustached Rude appeared on Nitro, which was live. An hour later on Raw Is War (which had been taped six days earlier), Rude then appeared with a full beard.

  7. In November 17, 1800, France passed a law requiring the permission of local police to "dress like a man and wear trousers". It was not overturned until 200 years later.

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