On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

17 works by Swiss architect Le Corbusier included in UNESCO World Heritage sites list as "an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement"

Architect and City Planner Le Corbusier
Architect and City Planner
Le Corbusier

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon GC: Sweden's Henrik Stenson becomes first Scandinavian man to win a major title; shoots final round 63 for record 20-under par 264; wins by 3 from Phil Mickelson


Famous Weddings

  • Actress and model Tatyana Ali (37) weds Vaughn Rasberry in Beverly Hills, California

Famous Deaths

  • Gary S. Paxton [Larry Wayne Stevens], American musician and songwriter (Monster Mash, Alley Oop), dies at 77