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Wednesday July 17, 2019

July 17: Day of the Week

July 17, 2019 is the 198th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 167 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1586
    A meeting takes place at Lüneburg between several Protestant powers in order to discuss the formation of an ‘evangelical’league of defence, called the 'Confederatio Militiae Evangelicae', against the Catholic League.
  • 1717
    King George I of Great Britain sails down the River Thames with a barge of 50 musicians, where George Frideric Handel’s Water Music is premiered.
  • 1791
    Members of the French National Guard under the command of General Lafayette open fire on a crowd of radical Jacobins at the Champ de Mars, Paris, during the French Revolution, killing as many as 50 people.
  • 1932
    Altona Bloody Sunday.
  • 1936
    Spanish Civil War: An Armed Forces rebellion against the recently-elected leftist Popular Front government of Spain starts the civil war.
  • 1955
    Disneyland is dedicated and opened by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California.
  • 1962
    Nuclear weapons testing: The “Small Boy” test shot Little Feller I becomes the last atmospheric test detonation at the Nevada Test Site.
  • 1976
    The opening of the Summer Olympics in Montreal is marred by 25 African teams boycotting the New Zealand team.
  • 1981
    A structural failure leads to the collapse of a walkway at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, Missouri killing 114 people and injuring more than 200.
  • 1998
    A diplomatic conference adopts the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, establishing a permanent international court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crime against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.

Who were born on July 17?

  • 1902
    Christina Stead, Australian novelist (d. 1983)
  • 1917
    Lou Boudreau, Major League baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
  • 1939
    Spencer Davis, British singer and guitarist (Spencer Davis Group)
  • 1948
    Luc Bondy, Swiss theatre and opera director
  • 1960
    Kim Barnett, English cricketer
  • 1965
    Craig Morgan, American singer
  • 1976
    Dagmara Dominczyk, Polish actress
  • 1976
    Luke Bryan, American musician
  • 1977
    Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
  • 1987
    Jeremih Felton, R&B singer

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