July 17, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Paris-bound flight TWA 800, explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York, killing all 230 on board the Boeing 747

Deaths in History

  • Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect, dies at 95
  • John William Fozard, aircraft designer, dies at 68
  • Paul Touvier, French-Nazi WW II criminal, dies at 81