On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2015

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actor Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • 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

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
2015 Highlights

About July 17, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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