On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2018

Historical Events

  • 89th MLB All Star Game, Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.: AL beats NL 8-6, the teams combining for a record 10 home runs accounting for 13 of the 14 total runs
  • Australian basketball center Liz Cambage scores 53 points as the Dallas Wings beat the NY Liberty 104-87 to set new WNBA single game scoring record

Historic Event

Barack Obama gives speech honoring Nelson Mandela and warning of "strongman politics" in Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Bloomberg estimates NFL made $14 billion in revenue in 2017, distributing a record $8.1 billion to the league's 32 teams, $255m each
  • Oldest evidence of bread, made from wild grains, discovered by archaeologists in 14,000 year-old dig in the Black Desert, Jordon
2018 Highlights

About July 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer