April 17 in Pop Culture History

April 17 in Pop Culture History 1397 – Geoffrey Chaucer told The Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. 1815 (Volcano) Tambora volcano in Indonesia killed almost 100,000 people. 1861 – The first oil well fire occurred at the Little and Merrick well at Oil Creek, near Rouseville, Pennsylvania, killing …

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