What Happened on August 17, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • An earthquake & tsunami in the Philippines kills up to 8,000
  • Big win for WI at The Oval Michael Holding 14-149 for match

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Halberstadt, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63
  • William Redfield, actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop), dies at 48