On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBryan Trottier

Bryan Trottier, American NHL Center (NY Islanders), born in Val Marie, Saskatchewan

NHL Star Bryan Trottier
NHL Star
Bryan Trottier
  • Julie Bishop, Australian Liberal Party politician and Minister for Foreign Affairs (2013-present), born in Lobethal, South Australia
  • Robert Romanus, American actor, born in West Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Jozef de Voght, Flemish priest and songwriter (Under the Snow), dies at 78