On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • TAM Airlines (TAM Linhas Aéreas) Flight 3054 crashes upon landing during rain in São Paulo. Brazil's deadliest aviation accident to date with estimated 199 deaths.

Famous Deaths

  • Betsy Haworth, Church of England deaconess and minister, dies at 82
  • Júlio Redecker, Brazilian Politician (b. 1956)