What Happened on July 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

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

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Champlin, American film critic and writer
  • Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler