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July 17, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

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

Weddings in History

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

Deaths in History

  • C. T. Vivian, American civil rights activist who worked with Martin Luther King, dies at 95

John Lewis

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

Civil Rights Leader and Congressman John Lewis
Civil Rights Leader and Congressman
John Lewis

2020 in History