On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 99th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya claims 3rd straight title in 2:09:22; Uta Pippig of Germany wins 2nd consecutive women's event in 2:25:11

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulie Litt, American actor, born in New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Murray, South African cricketer (289 runs & 11 wkts in 10 Tests), dies at 72
  • Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (Philip Morris USA), dies at 66
  • Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88