What Happened on July 17, 2020

Historical Events

  • India becomes the third country to record 1 million cases of COVID-19, 56% concentrated in Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu

Famous Weddings

  • England's Princess Beatrice marries Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi at Windsor Castle

Famous Deaths

  • C. T. Vivian, American civil rights activist who worked with Martin Luther King, dies at 95
  • Derek Ho, American surfer (World C'ship 1993; Hawaiian Triple Crown 1984, 86, 88, 90), dies from a heart attack at 55

John LewisJohn Lewis (1940-2020)

American politician (Rep-D-Georgia) and prominent civil rights leader (Big Six), stops causing "good trouble" due to pancreatic cancer at 80

  • Silvio Marzolini, Argentine soccer defender (28 caps; Boca Juniors), dies from cancer at 79
  • Zizi Jeanmaire, French dancer, singer and actress (Carmen), dies at 96
2020 Highlights

About July 17, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo