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Historical Events In July - 17

Friday, 07 August 2020

1980  Military coup in Bolivia on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Ronald Reagan formally accepts Republican nomination for president on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Donald Barry, actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history humbar Estuary Bridge, UK, world's longest span (1.4 km), opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Lobby Walkways at KC's Hyatt Regency collapse 114 die, 200 injured on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Soyuz T-12 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history j Delos Jewkes, singer/actor (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 89  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history czeslaw Josef Marek, composer, dies at 93  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On July - 17 10 teens die in Guadalupe River flood (Comfort, Tx)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1988  On July - 17 florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets the 100m woman's record (10.49)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103ø F (39ø C)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history paul McCartney releases "This One"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On July - 17 in Papua New Guinea a 7.1 earthquake killed at least 2,183 people, thousands injured, about 9,500 homeless and about 500 missing as a result of a tsunami generated in the Sissano area. Maximum wave heights estimated at 10 meters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  The Disneyland Resort celebrates its 50th birthday on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On July - 17 atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three other men on charges related to their alleged operation of a dogfighting ring based at one of Vick's properties in southeastern Virginia. Vick was later suspended indefinitely in aug by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and is now serving his sentence of 23 months in federal prison.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054 overruns the runway of Congonhas-São Paulo International Airport and crashes, killing all 186 and others on the ground on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2009  Jakarta double bombings at e JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels killed 9 people including 4 foreigners on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  17 people are wounded in a bar shooting in Jasper, Alabama on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On this day in history 7 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On this day in history malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashes (presumed shot down by either pro-Russian separatists or the Ukrainian militia), killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  After a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire, Israel confirms the beginning of a ground offensive in Gaza on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On July - 17 malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777, crashes in eastern Ukraine after being shot down by a missile. All 298 people on board are killed.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2016  On July - 17 after a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire, Israel confirms the beginning of a ground offensive in Gaza.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2016  On July - 17 malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777, crashes in eastern Ukraine after being shot down by a missile. All 298 people on board are killed.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On July - 17 the Muppets Studio in firing the voice of Kermit the Frog, Steve Whitmire, blame his “unacceptable business conduct”  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On July - 17 bloomberg estimates NFL made $14 billion in revenue in 2017, distributing a record $8.1 billion to the league's 32 teams, $255m each  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Australian basketball center Liz Cambage scores 53 points as the Dallas Wings beat the NY Liberty 104-87 to set new WNBA single game scoring record on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  89th MLB All Star Game, Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.: AL beats NL 8-6, the teams combining for a record 10 home runs accounting for 13 of the 14 total runs on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On July - 17 barack Obama gives speech honoring Nelson Mandela and warning of "strongman politics" in Johannesburg, South Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history oldest evidence of bread, made from wild grains, discovered by archaeologists in 14,000 year-old dig in the Black Desert, Jordon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history the EU–Japan Economic Partnership Agreement is signed, the world's largest bilateral free trade deal, creating an open trade zone covering nearly one-third of global GDP.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

1487  Ismail I, Shah of Persia (d. 1524) was born on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  On July - 17 birth of isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  On this day in history birth of johann Schneider, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  On this day in history birth of elbridge Gerry, (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1763  On July - 17 birth of johannes H van der Palm, Dutch theologist/minister of Education  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  John Jacob Astor, Germany, richest man in US, banker/fur trader was born on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In July - 17

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

0924  Edward, the Older, English speaking king (899-924), dies on July - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1345  On July - 17 death of jacob Van Artevelde, [Manner Man], Flemish broker, lynched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1510  On this day in history edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  On this day in history death of hosokawa Takakuni, Japanese military commander (b. 1484)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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