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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
1900

James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), hold that grapefruit

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1901

John Farmer, composer, dies at 64

Death
1902

Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)

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1902

Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL

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1903

James A McNeill Whistler, US/Brit writer (Bride Tomorrow), dies at 69

Death
1903

Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer

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1904

Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor

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1905

William Gargan, Bkln NY, actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen)

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1905

Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan

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1906

John Carroll, [Julian LaFaye], New Orleans LA, actor (Wolf Call)

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1908

Rudolf Petzold, composer

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1909

Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)

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1911

Overthrown shah of Persia Mohammed Ali lands on Astrabad with army

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1912

IAF (Intl Amateur Athletic Federation) forms in Sweden

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1912

J-Henri Poincar‚, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58

Death
1912

Pal Kov cs, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1952)

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1912

Art Linkletter, Saskatchewan Canada, TV host (People are Funny)

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1913

Everett Helm, composer

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1913

Roger Garaudy, French philosopher

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1914

Lucille Benson, Scottsboro Ala, actress (Lilly-Bosom Buddies)

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1914

Giants outfielder Red Murray is knocked unconscious by lightning after catching a flyball, ending 21 inning game, Giants win 3-1

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1915

Italian offensive at Isonzo

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1915

Cass Daley, Philadelphia PA, actress (Red Garters)

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1915

Dorothy Poynton-Hill, US, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1932)

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1915

Esther Williamson Ballou, composer

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