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 This day in History - February 17
447 Historic Events for February 17
1972

William Floyd, full back (San Francisco 49ers)

Birth
1973

Frank Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1973

Raymond Jackson, NFL defensive back (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1973

Drew Barry, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

Birth
1973

Chris Robinson, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)

Birth
1973

Rodney Redmond scores 107 on debut v Pakistan, his only Test Cricket

Event
1974

Carol Mann wins LPGA Naples Lely Golf Classic

Event
1974

Jerry O'Connell, NYC, actor (Scream 2, Andrew-My Secret Identity)

Birth
1974

Valeria Mazza, Rosario Argentina, model (Cosmo-July 1995)

Birth
1974

49 die in stampede for seats at soccer match, Cairo, Egypt

Event
1975

Sung-Hee Park, Pusan Korea, tennis star (1993 Futures-Seoul)

Birth
1975

Todd Harvey, Hamilton, NHL center (Dallas Stars)

Birth
1975

Vaclav Prospal, NHL forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998, Philadelphia)

Birth
1976

Johan[nes A] Card, actor/stage manager (My Fair Lady), dies at 78

Death
1976

Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Every Man is My Enemy), dies at 65

Death
1976

NZ scores their 1st innings win in Test Cricket, v India

Event
1976

"Rockabye Hamlet" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 7 performances

Event
1976

Richard Hadlee takes 7-23 v India, his 1st match-winning spell

Event
1976

Macau adopts constitution (Organic Law of Macau)

Event
1977

Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76

Death
1979

China invades Vietnam

Event
1979

Eric Heiden equals skating world record 1000m (1:14.99)

Event
1979

William Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73

Death
1980

Jerry Fielding, composer (Bewitched, Hogan's Heroes), dies at 57

Death
1980

Dot Germain wins LPGA SandH Golf Classic

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