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Sunday July 17, 2022

July 17: Day of the Week

July 17, 2022 is the 198th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 167 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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)

  • 1762
    Catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia.
  • 1771
    Bloody Falls Massacre: Chipewyan chief Matonabbee, travelling as the guide to Samuel Hearne on his Arctic overland journey, massacres a group of unsuspecting Inuit.
  • 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.
  • 1867
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine was established in Boston. It was the first dental school in the U.S.
  • 1918
    The RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued the 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic, is sunk off Ireland by the German SMU U-55; 5 lives are lost.
  • 1944
    World War II: Napalm incendiary bombs are dropped for the first time by American P-38 pilots on a fuel depot at Coutances, near St. Lô, France.
  • 1973
    King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan is deposed by his cousin Mohammed Daoud Khan while in Italy undergoing eye surgery.
  • 1976
    The opening of the Summer Olympics in Montreal is marred by 25 African teams boycotting the New Zealand team.
  • 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.
  • 1998
    Papua New Guinea earthquake: A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea killing an estimated 3,183, leaving 2,000 more unaccounted for and thousands more homeless.

Who were born on July 17?

  • 1853
    Alexius Meinong, Austrian philosopher (d. 1920)
  • 1911
    Ted Anderson, English footballer (d. 1979)
  • 1920
    Kenneth Wolstenholme, English sports commentator (d. 2002)
  • 1945
    Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia
  • 1960
    Kim Barnett, English cricketer
  • 1968
    Beth Littleford, American comedian
  • 1976
    Luke Bryan, American musician
  • 1977
    Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
  • 1983
    Brooke Kinsella, British actress
  • 1984
    Sotiris Leontiou, Greek footballer

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