What Happened on August 17, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuliana DePandi, Italian-born American television personality
  • İlhan Mansız, Turkish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Sig Arno [Siegfried Aron], German-Jewish actor (Holiday in Havana, My Friend Irma), dies at 80
  • Vladimir Kutz, Russian distance runner (Olympic gold 56) dies at 48