Star Map for Monday May 17, 1943

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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On 17 May 1943

World War II: Dambuster Raids commence by No. 617 Squadron RAF..

Birthdate of Sirajuddin of Perlis, Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia; and Johnny Warren, Australian footballer, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2004).

Death of Johanna Elberskirchen, German author and activist (b. 1864).

500th anniversary

Birthdate of Edmund, Earl of Rutland (d. 1460).

200th anniversary

Birthdate of Seth Warner, American colonel (d. 1784).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Frederick McKinley Jones, African-American inventor and entrepreneur (d. 1961).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Birgit Nilsson, Swedish operatic soprano (d. 2005).

10th anniversary

Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway..

Birthdate of Yelena Gorchakova, Russian javelin thrower (d. 2002).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Jason Bernard, American actor (d. 1996); and Pervis Jackson, American R&B bass singer (The Spinners) (d. 2008).

Death of Jakob Ehrlich, Czech-Austrian academic and politician (b. 1877).

4th anniversary

The Columbia Lions and the Princeton Tigers play in the United States' first televised sporting event, a collegiate baseball game in New York City..

Birthdate of Hugh Dykes, Baron Dykes, English politician; and Gary Paulsen, American author.

3rd anniversary

World War II: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium..

Birthdate of Alan Kay, American computer scientist and academic; and Reynato Puno, Filipino lawyer and jurist, 22nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of David Cope, American composer and author; and Ben Nelson, American lawyer and politician, 37th Governor of Nebraska.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Taj Mahal, American blues singer-songwriter and musician.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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