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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
1921

Acquanetta, [Mildred Davenport], Wyo, actress (Tarzan and Leopard Woman)

Birth
1922

Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year

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1922

Heinrich Rubens, German physicist, dies at 57

Death
1922

Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic

Birth
1922

Cura‡ao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto

Event
1923

Carl Mays gave up 13 runs and 20 hits in 13-0 lose to Indians

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1924

St Louis Card Jesse Haines no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0

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1925

Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits

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1926

Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:11.4)

Event
1928

Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921), dies

Death
1928

Alvaro Obregon, general/pres of Mexico, assassinated

Death
1928

Jean Elizabeth Leuckert Muir, designer dressmaker

Birth
1929

USSR drops diplomatic relations with China

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1930

Ryohei Hirose, composer

Birth
1932

Wojciech Kilar, composer

Birth
1932

Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials)

Birth
1932

Niccolo Castiglioni, composer

Birth
1933

Tony Pithey, cricketer (brother of David, S African batsman in 17 Tests)

Birth
1934

Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show, New Bill Cosby Show)

Birth
1934

Donald Sutherland, St John NB, actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)

Birth
1934

Babe Ruth draws his 2,000th base on balls at Cleveland

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1934

Philippe Capdenat, composer

Birth
1934

Rainer Kisch, writer

Birth
1935

P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], Iowa, composer (5th of Beethoven)

Birth
1935

Diahann Carroll, Bronx, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty)

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