Historical Events In September - 17
Sunday, 20 January 2019
1967 "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV on September - 17.
1967 Mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH) on this day in history.
1968 Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon on this day in history.
1972 On September - 17 "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV
1972 BART begins passenger service in SF on this day in history.
1972 Akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72 on September - 17.
1973 Hugo Winterhalter, composer, dies at 63 on September - 17.
1974 Courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup on this day in history.
1974 USS Enterprise sailed from San Francisco with VF-1 and VF-2 aboard. This event marked the initial deployment of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, the Navy's newest fighter on this day in history.
1975 Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101) on this day in history.
1978 On September - 17 a meeting between Egyptian and Israeli leaders creates a framework for Middle East peace
1978 the Camp David accord is signed by Begin, Sadat and Carter on this day in history.
1979 On September - 17 miloslav Kabelac, composer, dies at 71
1980 Solidarity labor union in Poland forms on this day in history.
1980 On September - 17 anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay
1983 Vanessa Williams of NY became first black Miss America on September - 17.
1983 Humberto Madeiros, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 67 on September - 17.
1984 On this day in history brian Mulroney sworn in as Canada's 18th PM succeeding John Turner
1984 Richard Basehart, actor (Rage), dies following several strokes at 70 on September - 17.
1985 On this day in history soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
1985 On this day in history laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident
1986 On this day in history patricia Phoenix, English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62
1987 Phila celebrates 200th anniversary of the Constitution on September - 17.
1989 Hurricane Hugo begins 4 day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62 on this day in history.
1989 NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision and returns America's Cup back to the US (from New Zealand) on September - 17.
1989 On this day in history jay Stewart, annoucer on Lets Make a Deal, commits suicide
1990 On September - 17 newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep NY Post publishing
1990 Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties on September - 17.
1991 North and South Korea joins the UNsep18 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
1993 On September - 17 christian Nyby, US director (Big Sleep, Thing), dies at 80
1994 On September - 17 henk Figee, author/publisher (Shoes of the Sea), dies at 46
1995 Grady Sutton, actor (Come Blow Your Horn, Flying Blind), dies at 87 on September - 17.
1996 On September - 17 jessie "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" Hill, jazz musician, dies at 63