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 This day in History - October 17
361 Historic Events for October 17
1957

French author Albert Camus awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

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1958

Gig Gangel Harlingen TX, playmate (Jan, 1980)

Birth
1958

France St Louis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)

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1958

Blaine McCallister, Ft Stockton TX, PGA golfer (1989 Honda Classic)

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1958

Alan Jackson, Newnan Ga, country singer (Here in the Real World)

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1958

C L Townsend, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1899), dies

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1959

Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky 4, Masters of Universe) [or Nov 3]

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1959

Stinchcomb Memorial in Cleveland Metroparks' dedicated

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1959

Queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse

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1959

"Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs

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1960

US and Britain sign accord for nuclear sub bases

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1960

"Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances

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1960

Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)

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1960

James Patrick Delsing, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1993 New England-2nd)

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1960

Ang‚la Kramers, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)

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1961

NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 33,100 m

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1961

Battle of Paris-police kill 210 Algerians

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1961

22nd congress of CPSU opens in Moscow

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1961

NY Museum of Modern Art hangs Henri Matisse's "Le Bateau" upside-down It wasn't corrected until December 3rd

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1962

John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics-96)

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1962

Yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship

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1963

Vijay Mehra, cricketer (United Arab Emirates batsman 1996 World Cup)

Birth
1963

"Jennie" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 82 performances

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1963

Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Prime Numbers), dies at 97

Death
1964

Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra

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