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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
1966

Jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)

Event
1966

Michael John Bradley, Largo FL, PGA golfer (1993 Kemper Open-3rd)

Birth
1966

Pioneer 7 launched

Event
1966

Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

Event
1966

Indians set club record by hitting 7 HR in 15-2 win over Detroit

Event
1966

"It's a Bird... It's Superman" closes at Alvin NYC after 129 perfs

Event
1966

August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71

Death
1967

Kevin Pritchard, NBA guard (Washington Bullets)

Birth
1967

Cyril Ring, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Red Hot and Blue), dies at 74

Death
1967

Gertrude McCoy, silent screen actress (Blue Bird), dies at 77

Death
1967

Pearl Sinn, Seoul Korea, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic-35th)

Birth
1967

John Coltrane, US jazz sax/composer (Round Midnight), dies at 40

Death
1967

Monkees perform at Forest Hills NY, Jimi Hendrix is opening act

Event
1967

Race riots in Cairo Illinois

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1968

Beatle's animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London

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1968

Revolt in Iraq

Event
1969

Tommy Soderstrom, Stockholm SWE, NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders)

Birth
1970

30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC

Event
1970

Mandy Smith, England, rocker (I Just Can't Wait)/wife of Bill Wyman

Birth
1970

Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Juano Hernandez, actor (St Louis Blues, Two Loves), dies at 74

Death
1971

Cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", singer (54th Street Revue), dies at 76

Death
1971

Kathy Whitworth/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship

Event
1971

Calbert Cheaney, NBA forward/guard (Washington Bullets/Wizards)

Birth
1971

Daniel Kunce, Sumperk GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

Birth