What Happened on July 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Hussein's Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq
  • Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (56) weds Suha Tawil (27)

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • PLO-leader Jasser Arrafat marries Soha Tawil in Tunis

HeartWedding of Interest

Record producer Berry Gordy (60) weds Grace Easton

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Cowan, TV announcer, dies of kidney disease at 68