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Historical Events In July - 17

Thursday, 24 June 2021

1918  On July - 17 sS Carpathia. One of the more well known names, more from assisting the Titanic than from her own sinking, she was of 13,603 tons and built for Cunard by Swan and Hunter on the Tyne in 1902. She was attacked by the German submarine U55, 170 miles west of Bishops Rock, while outward bound to Boston, USA, from Liverpool, a service which had been decided would continue to be maintained in wartime conditions. She was hit by three torpdeoes. Five engine room staff were killed directly by the impact and explosions but 215 crew and all 57 passengers were saved and rescued by the sloop HMS Snowdrop.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  On this day in history longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13 on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On July - 17 finland adopts constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On this day in history alex Moir, cricketer (New Zealand leg-spinner in 17 Tests 1950-59)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history bill Monroe, New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Acquanetta, [Mildred Davenport], Wyo, actress (Tarzan & Leopard Woman) on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Curacao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On this day in history donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Heinrich Rubens, German physicist, dies at 57 on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1923  On this day in history carl Mays gave up 13 runs & 20 hits in 13-0 lose to Indians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  St Louis Card Jesse Haines no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0 on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:11.4) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  On this day in history Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  Jean Elizabeth Leuckert Muir, designer dressmaker on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  On July - 17 alvaro Obregon, general/pres of Mexico, assassinated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  On this day in history uSSR drops diplomatic relations with China  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  Sergei K. Godunov, Russian mathematician on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  On this day in history ryohei Hirose, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1932  On July - 17 niccolo Castiglioni, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  On this day in history after successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Lithuanian research aircraft Lituanica crashes in Europe under mysterious circumstances.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  Tony Pithey, cricketer (brother of David, S African batsman in 17 Tests) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  On this day in history babe Ruth draws his 2,000th base on balls at Cleveland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  Donald Sutherland, St John NB, actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On July - 17 the birth of Donald Sutherland, American actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  Variety's famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On July - 17 diahann Carroll, Bronx, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  North African detachments of the Spanish Army led by Generalissimo Franco, and supported by Italy and the Nazis, begin civil war agaist the five year old republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  On July - 17 carl Hubbell begins winning streak, beating Pittsburgh 6-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On July - 17 jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  Henri-Constant-Gabriel Pierne, composer, dies at 73 on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  Douglas (Wrong Way) Corrigan leaves NY for LA, wound up in Ireland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  On July - 17 stan Bronstein, rocker  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1487  Esma'il I, shah who converted Iran from Sunni to Shi'ah was born on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1487  Ismail I, Shah of Persia (d. 1524) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1674  Isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1702  On July - 17 birth of johann Schneider, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1744  Elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering was born on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  Petr Alekseevich Pahlen, Russian general (d. 1826) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1763  Johannes H van der Palm, Dutch theologist/minister of Education was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1763  On July - 17 birth of john Jacob Astor, Germany, richest man in US, banker/fur trader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In July - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0656  Death of Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, assassinated on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0924  Edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1025  Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1070  On this day in history boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1345  Death of Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1453  On July - 17 death of john Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1510  On July - 17 edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  Death of Hosokawa Takakuni, Japanese military commander (b. 1484) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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