What Happened on July 17, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi named Ghavam Sultaneh premier

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Famous Birthdays

  • Chet McCracken, rocker (Doobie Brothers), born in Seattle, Washington

Person of interestPerson of Interest

David Hasselhoff, American actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Nicolette Larson, rock vocalist (Twins, Lotta Love), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Phoebe Snow, singer (Theme from "It's a Different World")
  • Robert R[ick] McCammon, American sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk)