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July 17th Trivia

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July 17th In Pop Culture History

1429 - Charles VII of France was crowned the King of France in the Reims Cathedral after a successful campaign by Joan of Arc.

1856 - The Great Train Wreck of 1856 in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, injured over 100, and killed over 60 people.

1899 - NEC Corporation is organized as the first Japanese joint venture with foreign capital. Today, NEC has structured its organization around three principal segments: IT solutions, network solutions and electronic devices.

1918 - Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his immediate family were murdered by Bolshevik Chekists at the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

1838 - Douglas Corrigan took off from Brooklyn to fly the "wrong way" to Ireland and becomes known as "Wrong Way" Corrigan.

1955 - Disneyland was dedicated and opened by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California.

1981 - A structural failure caused the collapse of a walkway at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, Missouri killing 114 people and injuring more than 200.

1984 - The national drinking age in the United States was changed from 18 to 21.

1989 - First flight of the Northrop B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.

1999 - #1 Hit July 17, 1999 - July 23, 1999: Destiny's Child - Bills, Bills, Bills

2014 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777, was shot down near the border of Ukraine and Russia. All 298 people on board were killed.

July 17th
Celebrity Birthdays

Learned At The Movies:

James Cagney (1899)
Mark Burnett (1960)
Phyllis Diller (1917)
David Hasselhoff (1952)
Bitty Schram (1968)
Donald Sutherland (1935)

If you need to reload your gun, you will always have more ammunition, even if you haven't been carrying any before now.

 



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