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 This day in History - May 17
436 Historic Events for May 17
1969

Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 80

Death
1969

Russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus

Event
1970

Alan Wetmore, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1970

Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)

Birth
1970

Stefania Croce, Bergamo Italy, golfer (95 State Farm Rail Classic-11)

Birth
1970

Jordan Nathaniel M Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)

Birth
1970

John Karelse, soccer player (NAC)

Birth
1970

Jodie Rogers, Melbourne Victoria Australia, diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Renzo Furlan, Italy, tennis star

Birth
1970

Hubert Davis, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, NY Knicks)

Birth
1970

Derrick Deese, NFL guard (SF 49ers)

Birth
1970

Nigel M Balchin, English author (My Executioner), dies at 61

Death
1970

Jim Cummins, Dearborn, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)

Birth
1970

Hank Aaron becomes 9th player to get 3,000 hits

Event
1970

Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Johnny Londoff Chevrolet Golf Tournament

Event
1970

Thor Heyerdahl crosses Atlantic on reed raft Ra

Event
1971

Washington State bans sex discrimination

Event
1971

Stephen Schwartz' musical "Godspell," premieres off-Broadway

Event
1971

Bill Lindsay, Big Fork, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)

Birth
1971

Mark Williams, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1972

John Burrough, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1972

Neth and China PR exchange ambassadors

Event
1972

Tottenham Hotspur wins 1st UEFA Cup in London

Event
1972

Elena Wagner, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis star (1996 ITF/Redbridge-GBR)

Birth
1973

Alexander J Kropholler, Dutch architect/writer, dies at 91

Death