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 This day in History - October 17
361 Historic Events for October 17
1933

William A Anders, Hong Kong, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8)

Birth
1933

Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany

Event
1934

"The Aldrich Family" premieres on radio

Event
1934

Barend P Tammeling, Dutch journalist (Trouw, Groninger Gezinsbode)

Birth
1935

Pacific Assoc of AAU votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics

Event
1935

Alan Brown, cricketer (Engld opening attack Brown and White vs Pak 1961)

Birth
1936

David Hobson, (Rep-R-Ohio)

Birth
1938

Robert "Evel" Knievel, motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon)

Birth
1940

German occupiers issue identity cards

Event
1941

1st US destroyer (Kearney) torpedoed in WW II, off Iceland

Event
1941

Alan Howard, rock bassist (Brian Poole and The Tremeloes)

Birth
1941

Earl Thomas Conley, Portsmouth Oh, country singer (Too Many Times)

Birth
1941

James Seals, Sidney Tx, singer (Seals and Crofts-Summer Breeze)

Birth
1941

John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer (Plaskett's twins), dies

Death
1942

Gary Puckett, vocalist (and Union Gap-Woman Woman, Young Girl)

Birth
1943

Susan Davenny Wyner, New Haven Ct, soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize)

Birth
1943

Liberators sink U-540 and U-631

Event
1944

Carol Cole, West Medford Mass, actress (Ellie-Grady)

Birth
1944

Pavel Haas, composer, dies at 45

Death
1945

Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)

Birth
1945

Juan Per¢n becomes dictator of Argentina

Event
1946

Bob Seagren, Pomona Calif, actor (Soap)/pole vaulter (Olympic-gold-68)

Birth
1946

James Ray Tucker, LA Calif, rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor)

Birth
1946

Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)

Birth
1947

Gene Green, (Rep-D-Texas)

Birth