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 This day in History - December 17
387 Historic Events for December 17
1967

[Francis] Barry Byrne, Chicago Ill, architect, dies at 83

Death
1967

Pauline Maurice, Welland Ontario, softball outfielder (Olympics-96)

Birth
1967

Vincent Damphousse, Montreal, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)

Birth
1967

Alan Nolet, Toronto Ontario, gymnist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1967

WEDW TV channel 49 in Bridgeport, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

Curtis Pride, Washington DC, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

Birth
1968

Jeff[rey] Klepacki, Kearny NJ, rower (Olympics-1992, 96)

Birth
1969

Dean Wilson, Kaneohe Hawaii, golfer (1991 Western Athletic)

Birth
1969

Marc Davis, Oceanside Calif, 3K steeplechase runner (Goodwill-gold-94)

Birth
1969

Marty Carter, NFL safety (Chic Bears)

Birth
1969

Scott Player, WLAF punter (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth
1969

Rob Maas, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)

Birth
1969

Arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67

Death
1969

50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show

Event
1969

USAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings

Event
1970

Gdansk, Poland shipworkers strike

Event
1970

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1970

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1970

Michael Mols, soccer player (FC Twente)

Birth
1970

Earl Dotson, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)

Birth
1970

Benedictine, [St Bernard]; becomes heaviest known dog (137 kg)

Birth
1971

Sari Kristiina Fisk, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)

Birth
1971

Carl Reeves, NFL defensive end (Chic Bears)

Birth
1971

Mark Byers, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth
1971

Nikki McCray, Collierville Tenn, basketball guard (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth