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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
1915

Francesco Fanciulli, composer, dies on 62nd birthday

Death
1916

Eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940)

Birth
1917

Phyllis Diller, Lima Ohio, comedienne (Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number)

Birth
1917

Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)

Birth
1917

British Royal family changes its name from Hanover to Windsor

Event
1918

Olga Romanova, daughter of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Demidova, lady in waiting of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings

Event
1918

Trupp, lackey of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Nicolas II Aleksandrovitch, last tsar of Russia, executed at 50

Death
1918

Maria Romanova, daughter of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Botkin, personal physician of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Tatyana Romanova, daughter of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13

Death
1918

Charitonov, cook of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death

Death
1918

Alexandra Fjodorova, wife of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death at 46

Death
1918

Anastasia N Romanova, daughter of tsar Nicholas, executed at 17

Death
1919

Yanks 21 hits, Browns 17 hits Browns win 7-6 in 17, on squeeze play

Event
1919

Alex Moir, cricketer (New Zealand leg-spinner in 17 Tests 1950-59)

Birth
1919

Finland adopts constitution

Event
1920

Rudolf Karpati, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)

Birth
1920

Bill Monroe, New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report)

Birth
1920

Juan Antonio Samaranch, chairman (International Olympic Committee)

Birth
1920

Helen Walker, Worcester MA, actress (Brewster's Million)

Birth
1921

George Barnes, Chicago Hgts, guitarist (Skip Farrell Show)

Birth