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 This day in History - November 17
368 Historic Events for November 17
1965

General Meeting of UN refuses admittance of China PR

Event
1965

William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball

Event
1966

Jeff Nelson, Baltimore MD, pitcher (NY Yankees)

Birth
1966

Daisy Fuentes, model/MTV veejay (America's Funniest Videos)

Birth
1966

Leonids meteor shower peaks (150,000+ per hour)

Event
1966

Sophie Marceau, Paris France, actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque)

Birth
1967

Howard Griffith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

Birth
1967

French author R‚gis Debray sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia

Event
1967

Sheila Lussier, La Mesa Calif, actress (Reform School, My Chauffeur)

Birth
1967

Ronnie Devoe, Boston, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl)

Birth
1967

Beatles Ltd and Apple Music Ltd swap names

Event
1967

Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon

Event
1968

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational

Event
1968

John Kander/Fred Ebbs musical "Zorba," premieres in NYC

Event
1968

Cacho Conde, WLAF tight end/running back (Barcelona Dragons)

Birth
1968

"Zorba" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 305 performances

Event
1968

NBC cuts to show "Heidi," misses Raider's rally to beat Jets, 43-32

Event
1968

KHNE TV channel 29 in Hastings, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

Wilhelm Lehmann, writer, dies at 86

Death
1969

SALT-discussions open in Helsinki Finland

Event
1969

Takako Inque, Toride Japan, wrestler (Japan)

Birth
1970

Russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon

Event
1970

British newspaper Sun puts 1st pinup girl on pg 3 (Stephanie Rahn)

Event
1970

Naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69

Death
1970

Max Huiberts, soccer player (Roda JC)

Birth