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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Gordon Gould, American physicist (inventor of the laser) born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Physicist Gordon Gould
Physicist
Gordon Gould
  • Helen Walker, actress (Brewster's Million), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch, chairman (International Olympic Committee)
  • Rudolf Karpati, Hungarian sabres (Olympic gold 1956, 60)