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July 17, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist, born in Toronto, Ontario

Deaths in History

  • Gerald Nye, American politician and Republican US Senator from North Dakota (1925-1945), dies after mistakenly being prescribed penicillin to which he was allergic at 78
1971 in History