Historical Events In July - 17
Monday, 03 August 2020
1959 Tibet abolishes serfdom on July - 17.
1959 2,000 ft long by 1,300 foot wide section of ridge falls into Madis on July - 17.
1959 Billie Holiday, jazz singer, dies of drug OD at 44 on this day in history.
1961 On July - 17 john Chancellor becomes news anchor of the Today Show
1961 Ty Cobb Detroit Tiger hall of fame baseball player, dies at 75 on July - 17.
1961 On this day in history ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74
1962 Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft) on July - 17.
1962 Senate rejects medicare for the aged on this day in history.
1964 Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph) on July - 17.
1965 Luiz Cosme, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1966 Jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3) on July - 17.
1966 Pioneer 7 launched on July - 17.
1966 On July - 17 august Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71
1967 On July - 17 monkees perform at Forest Hills NY, Jimi Hendrix is opening act
1967 Race riots in Cairo Illinois on July - 17.
1967 On this day in history cyril Ring, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Red Hot & Blue), dies at 74
1968 Beatle's animated film "Yellow Submarine" premiers in London on July - 17.
1968 Revolt in Iraq on July - 17.
1970 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history juano Hernandez, actor (St Louis Blues, Two Loves), dies at 74
1971 On July - 17 cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", singer (54th Street Revue), dies at 76
1972 The first 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico on this day in history.
1974 John Lennon is ordered to leave the US in 60 days on July - 17.
1974 The first quadrophinic studio in UK is open by the Moody Blues on July - 17.
1974 On July - 17 jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63
1975 Apollo 18 & Soyuz 19 make first US/USSR linkup in space on July - 17.
1975 Ringo Starr & Maureen Cox divorce on July - 17.
1975 On July - 17 the US and USSR link up in space, with the Apollo Soyuz mission
1975 Modoc, the elephant, dies at age 78 (oldest known nonhuman mammal) on this day in history.
1976 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montréal on July - 17.
1978 On July - 17 thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51
1979 Sebastian Coe runs world record 3 49 mile in Oslo on July - 17.
1979 Doug Meintjes, S Afr cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies on July - 17.
1979 On this day in history sebastian Coe runs world record 3:49 mile in Oslo