What Happened on August 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Conwell, tight end (St Louis Rams)
  • Habibul Bashar, Bangladeshi cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Schoone slaapster), dies at 76
  • Wampilow, writer, dies