What Happened on August 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicola Kraus, American novelist
  • Tony Hajjar, Lebanese musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta)

Famous Deaths

  • Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89
  • Edgar Dearing, American actor (Pollyanna, Abraham Lincoln, Free & Easy), dies at 81