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Historical Events In July - 17

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1939  On July - 17 22nd PGA Championship: Henry Picard at Pomonok CC Flushing NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On this day in history spencer Davis, Wales, vocalist (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On July - 17 phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On July - 17 nY Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow) on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  3' of rain falls on Pennsylvania, flooding kills 15 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Estimated 87.5 cm (34.5") of rainfall, Smethport, Pa. (state record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On July - 17 connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  RAF bombs Germany rocket base Peenemunde on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  2 ammunition ships explodes at Port Chicago, California kills 322 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1944  On this day in history hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Potsdam Conference (FDR, Stalin, Churchill) holds first meeting on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On July - 17 potsdam Conference (FDR, Stalin, Churchill) holds 1st meeting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history mikhailovich resistance leader, executed by Tito regime  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On July - 17 dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic, Yugoslav gen (Nazi), executed at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On this day in history raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved Jews), dies at 34  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1685 Toro on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history proclamation of the constitution of the Republic of (South) Korea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Israeli army captures Nazareth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  King Leopold II of Belgium gives up throne to son Boudouin I on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  On July - 17 shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh premier  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer, dies at 65 on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On this day in history construction begins on Disneyland in rural Orange County  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On July - 17 1st major league game where majority of team is black (Dodgers)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On July - 17 dirk B Nanninga, painter, dies at 85  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On July - 17 arco, Idaho becomes first US city lit by nuclear power  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On this day in history disneyland opens in Los Angeles, CA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  Disneyland opens its doors in rural Orange County on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On July - 17 bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history king Hussein declares himself head of Jordan/Iraqi federation  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On July - 17 2,000 ft long by 1,300 foot wide section of ridge falls into Madis River Canyon extending man-made Lake Hebgen by 5 miles. (Montana)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  Billie Holiday blues singer, dies of liver failure at 44 in NYC on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  Dr Leakey discovers oldest human skull (600,000 years old) on July - 17.  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 this day in history.  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  On July - 17 birth of isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1702  Johann Schneider, composer was born on July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1744  Elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering was born on this day in history.  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  John Jacob Astor, Germany, richest man in US, banker/fur trader was born on July - 17.  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 July - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0924  On July - 17 edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1025  Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1345  Death of Jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched on this day in history.  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 this day in history edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  On July - 17 death of hosokawa Takakuni, Japanese military commander (b. 1484)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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