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 This day in History - March 17
429 Historic Events for March 17
1994

Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81

Death
1994

Mai Zetterling, actress (Night is My Future), dies of cancer at 68

Death
1994

Walter Janka, German writer (Troubles with Truth), dies at 79

Death
1994

"Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances

Event
1994

Iran transport aircraft crashes in Azerbaijan (32 killed)

Event
1994

It is announced there is no smoking in Cleve Indians new ballpark

Event
1995

USt approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck and Co

Event
1995

Sunnyland Smart, jazz/blues singer/pianist (Delta Blues), dies at 87

Death
1995

Ronnie Kray, English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61

Death
1995

Rick Aviles, US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS

Death
1995

Donald Baverstock, television Producer, dies at 71

Death
1995

Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56

Death
1995

Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House

Event
1995

British œ hits 2.4545 to Dutch guilder (record)

Event
1995

Ahmad Khomeini, youngest son of Iran ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48

Death
1996

Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist, dies at 83

Death
1996

Kenneth Jameson, art educationalist, dies at 83

Death
1996

Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83

Death
1996

Thomas Enders, diplomat, dies at 64

Death
1996

Mike Tyson beat Frank Bruno in 3rd round to gain Heavyweight title

Event
1996

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 7 wickets to win the World Cup

Event
1996

Montreal Canadian's 1st game in their new arena

Event
1996

Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

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1996

Aravinda De Silva gets 107* and 3-42 in cricket World Cup victory

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1996

"Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 perfs

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