On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Leopold III, King of the Belgians, abdicates in favour of his son Boudouin I
  • Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, is chartered

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucie Arnaz, American actress (Kim-Here's Lucy, Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California