On This Day

July 17, 1995 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Forbes Magazine announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world with a net worth of $12.9 billion dollars

Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist Bill Gates
Founder of Microsoft and Computer Scientist
Bill Gates

Deaths in History

  • Joe Hutton, Northumbrian piper and shepherd, dies at 71