What Happened on July 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Muir, British fashion designer and dressmaker, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Vince Guaraldi, American jazz musician and composer (peanuts TV specials), born in San Francisco (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Alvaro Obregon, President of Mexico is assassinated
  • Giovanni Giolitti, Italian statesman, Prime Minister of Italy (1892-93, 1903-05, 1906-09, 1911-14, 1920-21), dies at 85