July 17, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • David Gower 200* in England score of 5-633 v India at Edgbaston
  • Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle flees to Miami
  • Sebastian Coe runs world record 3:49 mile in Oslo
  • Simone Veil becomes chairman of European Parliament