Historical Events on July 17 (Part 2)

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Sport awardSports Awards

2005 13th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Annika Sorenstam win

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Lance Armstrong
  • 2007 TAM Airlines (TAM Linhas Aéreas) Flight 3054 crashes upon landing during rain in São Paulo. This is Brazil's deadliest aviation accident to date with an estimated 199 deaths.
  • 2009 Jakarta double bombings at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels killed 9 people including 4 foreigners.
  • 2011 140th British Golf Open: Darren Clarke shoots a 275 at Royal St George's Golf Club
  • 2012 17 people are wounded in a bar shooting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 2013 7 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria
  • 2013 58 people are killed in floods in Sichuan Province, China

Sport awardSports Awards

2013 21st ESPY Awards: LeBron James, Serena Williams win

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013 U2 singer Bono is made a Commandeur of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

Rocker Bono
  • 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashes (presumed shot down by either pro-Russian separatists or the Ukrainian militia), killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board
  • 2014 5 hour humanitarian ceasefire, proposed by the UN, takes place between Israel and Hamas
  • 2015 Suicide bomber in Khan Bani Saad, Iraq, kills 120, ISIS claims responsibilty
  • 2015 Scientists solve mystery of sleeping sickness in two villages in northern Kazakhstan - uranium mining had caused increase in carbon monoxide

Film release premierFilm Release

2015 Marvel's "Ant-Man", starring Paul Rudd as the titular character, is released

Actor Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd