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 This day in History - March 17
429 Historic Events for March 17
1973

Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge

Event
1973

Amelia Weatherly, actress (Stephanie Brewster-Loving/The City)

Birth
1973

St Patrick Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday

Event
1973

Jerome Woods, safety (KC Chiefs)

Birth
1974

John Hall, kicker (NY Jets)

Birth
1974

Carroll Nye, actress (Lawless Woman), dies at 72

Death
1974

Louis I Kahn, Estonia/US architect, dies at about 73

Death
1974

Eric Lane, running back (NY Giants)

Birth
1974

Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International

Event
1975

Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000m (1:16.92)

Event
1976

Luchino Visconti di Modrone, It director (Terra Diaeresis), dies at 69

Death
1976

Malikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.76)

Event
1976

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1976

Stephen Gately, Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)

Birth
1976

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried

Event
1977

Iveta Jankularova, Miss Universe-Slovak Republic (1996)

Birth
1977

Hadeel Abol-Naga, Miss Universe-Egypt (1996)

Birth
1977

Australia wins cricket Centenary Test by 45 runs, same result as 1877

Event
1978

Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 1.6 mil gallons of oil off French coast

Event
1978

George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies

Death
1978

Reds don green uniforms for St Patricks Day

Event
1978

Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre," premieres in Stockholm

Event
1979

Merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies

Death
1979

Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR)

Event
1979

Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Tai Babilonia and R Gardner USA

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