What Happened on July 17, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Israeli army captures Nazareth
  • Proclamation of constitution of Republic of (South) Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Glascock, rock drummer (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • Cathy Ferguson, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Luc Bondy, Swiss theatre and opera director, born in Zurich Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • Phillip Harris, rocker
  • Ron Asheton, guitarist and song writer (Iggy Pop), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2009).