Historical Events In September - 17
Monday, 17 June 2019
1967 On September - 17 "Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV
1967 On September - 17 mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH)
1968 On this day in history zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon
1972 On this day in history "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV
1972 BART begins passenger service in SF on September - 17.
1972 On this day in history akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72
1973 On this day in history hugo Winterhalter, composer, dies at 63
1974 On this day in history courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup
1974 On this day in history 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
1975 Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101) on September - 17.
1978 A meeting between Egyptian and Israeli leaders creates a framework for Middle East peace on this day in history.
1978 On September - 17 the Camp David accord is signed by Begin, Sadat and Carter
1979 Miloslav Kabelac, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1980 On September - 17 solidarity labor union in Poland forms
1980 Anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay on September - 17.
1983 On this day in history vanessa Williams of NY became first black Miss America
1983 Humberto Madeiros, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1984 Brian Mulroney sworn in as Canada's 18th PM succeeding John Turner on September - 17.
1984 On September - 17 richard Basehart, actor (Rage), dies following several strokes at 70
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 September - 17 patricia Phoenix, English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62
1987 On September - 17 phila celebrates 200th anniversary of the Constitution
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 Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep NY Post publishing on September - 17.
1990 Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties on this day in history.
1991 North and South Korea joins the UNsep18 on September - 17.
1992 On September - 17 feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
1993 Christian Nyby, US director (Big Sleep, Thing), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1994 Henk Figee, author/publisher (Shoes of the Sea), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1995 On September - 17 grady Sutton, actor (Come Blow Your Horn, Flying Blind), dies at 87
1996 Jessie "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" Hill, jazz musician, dies at 63 on this day in history.