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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
1972

Michael Lampert, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)

Birth
1972

Melissa "Missy" Schwen, Bloomington Ind, rower (Olympics-silver-96)

Birth
1972

Eric Williams, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics)

Birth
1972

1st 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico

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1972

Donny Marshall, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Birth
1973

Horacio Llamas, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)

Birth
1973

Military coup in Afghanistan; King Mohammad Zahir Shah flees

Event
1974

1st quadrophonic studio in UK is open by Moody Blues

Event
1974

France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island

Event
1974

John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days

Event
1974

Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63

Death
1974

Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)

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1975

Modoc, the elephant, dies at age 78 (oldest known nonhuman mammal)

Death
1975

Apollo 18 and Soyuz 19 make 1st US/USSR linkup in space

Event
1975

Troy Amos Ross, Georgetown Guyana, Canadian boxer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1975

Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox divorce

Event
1976

Indonesian president Suharto annexes East Timor

Event
1976

21st modern Olympic games opens in Montr‚al

Event
1977

Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic

Event
1978

NY Yank manager Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson fight in dug out

Event
1978

Reggie Jackson refusal to bunt causes mgr Billy Martin to suspend him

Event
1978

Thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51

Death
1979

David Gower 200* in England score of 5-633 v India at Edgbaston

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1979

50th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-6 at Kingdome, Seattle

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1979

Doug Meintjes, S Afr cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies

Death