Historical Events on July 17th, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 230 people die when TWA 800 crashes outside of NYC
  • TWA Flight 800: Off the coast of Long Island, New York, a Paris-bound TWA Boeing 747 explodes, killing all 230 on board.
  • Yank John Weteland blows save after record 24 consecutive saves