What Happened on August 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicola Kraus, American novelist
  • Tony Hajjar, Lebanese musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta)

Famous Deaths

  • Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89
  • Edgar Dearing, actor (Free & Easy, Abraham Lincoln), dies at 81