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 This day in History - October 17
361 Historic Events for October 17
1920

G‚rard Leman, Belgian general, dies

Death
1920

Montgomery Clift, Omaha NE, actor (From Here to Eternity)

Birth
1921

Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)

Birth
1921

Belgium's public library law goes into force

Event
1921

George Mackey Brown, poet

Birth
1921

Katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45

Death
1921

Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart)

Birth
1921

Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1922

Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London

Event
1922

Louis Benjamin, showman

Birth
1923

Catholic University of Nijmegen Neth opens

Event
1926

Karl Gordon Henize, Cincinnati Ohio, astronaut (STS 51-F)

Birth
1926

Julie Adams, Waterloo Iowa, actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red)

Birth
1926

Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)

Birth
1927

Ban Johnson, in failing health, retires as AL president

Event
1928

James "Junior" Gilliam, Dodgers (NL rookie of year 1953)

Birth
1928

Ivan Marinov, composer

Birth
1928

Zacharias J de Beer, S African physician/MP (DP)

Birth
1929

Ram Da-Oz, composer

Birth
1930

Angelo Paccignini, composer

Birth
1930

Jimmy Breslin, Queens NYC, columnist (NY Post, News, Newsday)

Birth
1931

Al Capone convicted of tax evasion, sentenced to 11 years in prison

Event
1932

William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )

Birth
1932

Paul Anderson, US, light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1932

Gundaris Pone, composer

Birth