What Happened on July 17, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Monroe, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Gordon Gould, American physicist, inventor of the laser, born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • Helen Walker, Worcester MA, actress (Brewster's Million)
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch, chairman (International Olympic Committee)
  • Rudolf Karpati, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)