July 17, 1964 in History

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ANC leader Nelson Mandela, recently sentenced to life imprisonment, is awarded the Joliot Curie Gold Medal for Peace

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph)
  • Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site