What Happened on July 17, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "It's a Bird... It's Superman" closes at Alvin NYC after 129 performances
  • Indians set club record by hitting 7 HR in 15-2 win over Detroit
  • Jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael John Bradley, Largo FL, PGA golfer (1993 Kemper Open-3rd)
  • Sten Tolgfors, Swedish politician

Famous Deaths

  • August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71