Historical Events on April 17th, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 76th Boston Marathon: Olavi Suomalainen of Finland 1st man in 2:15:39 and Nina Kuscsik of United States 1st woman in 3:10:26
  • Kiteman attempting to throw out 1st ball in Phillie Vet crashes into centerfield seats
  • Revised Dutch constitution proclaimed