What Happened on July 17, 2015

Historical Events

Film Release

Marvel's "Ant-Man", starring Paul Rudd as the titular character, is released

  • Scientists solve mystery of sleeping sickness in two villages in northern Kazakhstan - uranium mining had caused increase in carbon monoxide
  • Suicide bomber in Khan Bani Saad, Iraq, kills 120, ISIS claims responsibility
2015 History

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Bianchi, French auto racer (Marussia Formula 1 Racing Team), dies from injuries during accident at 2014 Japanese F1 GP, at 25
  • Owen Chadwick, English historian, priest and university chancellor, dies at 99

About July 17, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • UK #1 Song: Black Magic - Little Mix