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 This day in History - November 17
368 Historic Events for November 17
1978

Gerald Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Elizabeth Colvin

Event
1978

Claude Dauphin, actor (Paris Precinct), dies at 75

Death
1979

Daniel Okrent sketches out 1st draft rules for Rotisserie Baseball

Event
1979

John Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery

Death
1979

Khomeini frees most black and female US hostages

Event
1979

NY Stars (WBL) home opener at MSG in NYC

Event
1979

On a flight to Austin, TX, Daniel Okrent sketches out the first

Event
1980

Isaac Hanson, vocalist (Hansons-Do Wah)

Birth
1980

[Clarke] Isaac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)

Birth
1980

John Lennon releases "Double Fantasy" album in UK

Event
1981

Bob Eberly, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65

Death
1981

"1st" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 37 performances

Event
1981

NBA NY Knick Bill Cartwright, ties record of 19 of 19 free throws

Event
1982

Eduard Tubin, composer, dies at 77

Death
1982

Ruth Donnelly, comedienne, dies at 86 in NYC

Death
1982

Bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69

Death
1982

Dale Murphy wins NL MVP

Event
1982

Duk Koo Kim, S Korean boxer, legally declared dead

Death
1983

Phila Flyers win 13th straight NHL game

Event
1983

Harm Wiersma retains checkers world championship

Event
1983

"La Tragedie de Carmen" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 187 perfs

Event
1984

Golden State Warrior scores 59 points losing to NJ Nets 124-110

Event
1984

Jan Novak, composer, dies at 63

Death
1984

Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers

Event
1985

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM NY

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