What Happened on July 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Calbert Cheaney, NBA forward/guard (Washington Bullets/Wizards)
  • Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist
  • Daniel Kunce, Sumperk GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Nico Mattan, Belgian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", singer (54th Street Revue), dies at 76