Oct 17 in history: Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany, moves to the US and more

From Burma railway, built for use of the Japanese army, getting completed to OPEC imposing oil embargo against countries that helped Israel in Yom Kippur War, we have it all.

Let's dive in today's history.

1814

Vessel burst at a Brewery in London floods the city with 610,000 liters of beer 

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1860

Oldest golf tournament, The Open Championship, is established in UK

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1933

Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the US

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1943

Burma railway, built for use of the Japanese army, is completed 

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1973

OPEC imposes oil embargo against countries that helped Israel in Yom Kippur War

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