Historical Events In November - 17
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1960 New Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada on November - 17.
1962 "Little Me" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 257 performances on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history arthur Vining Davis, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57), dies at 95 in Miami
1963 On this day in history kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
1964 On this day in history helicopters of HMM-162 from Princeton, began delivery of 1,300 tons of food and clothing to people in the inland areas of South Vietnam flooded by heavy rains following a typhoon.
1964 British Labour Party installs weapon embargo against South Africa on November - 17.
1965 General Meeting of UN refuses admittance of China PR on November - 17.
1966 Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour) on November - 17.
1967 Beatles Ltd and Apple Music Ltd swap names on November - 17.
1967 On November - 17 surveyor 6 becomes first man-made object to lift off the Moon
1967 Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names on this day in history.
1968 "Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances on November - 17.
1968 On November - 17 wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86
1970 Russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon on this day in history.
1970 On November - 17 naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69
1971 On November - 17 gladys Cooper, actress (Margaret-The Rogues), dies at 83
1973 On this day in history president Nixon told AP "...people have got to know whether or not their President is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook"
1974 On this day in history clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
1975 On this day in history kay Johnson, actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), dies at 70
1976 Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 on November - 17.
1977 Egyptian President Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history claude Dauphin, actor (Paris Precinct), dies at 75
1979 On November - 17 john Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery
1981 On this day in history bob Eberly, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65
1982 On this day in history bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69
1985 On this day in history jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81
1986 Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71 on November - 17.
1987 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81 on November - 17.
1988 On November - 17 benzir Bhutto wins election in Pakistan
1988 Sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84 on this day in history.
1989 On November - 17 billy Lee, actor (Sons of Legion, Biscuit Eater), dies
1993 US Congress votes for NAFTA on November - 17.
2006 U.S. comedian and actor Michael Richards launches a racially charged tirade at hecklers during a performance at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. Sony launches its next-generation console, the PlayStation 3, in North America on this day in history.
2007 Parliamentary elections in Kosovo on this day in history.