17t o Julie is the 198t day o the year (199t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 167 days ti come.
1402 – Zhu Di, better kent bi his era name as the Yongle Emperor, assumes the throne ower the Ming Dynasty o Cheenae.
1429 – Hunder Years' War – Charles VII o Fraunce is crouned the Keeng o Fraunce in the Reims Cathedral efter a successfu campaign bi Joan o Arc
1453 – Battle o Castillon: The last battle o Hunder Years' War, the French unner Jean Bureau defeat the Inglis unner the Earl o Shrewsbury, who is killed in the battle in Gascony.
1762 – Catherine II acomes tsar o Roushie upon the murther o Peter III o Roushie.
1897 – The Klondike Gowd Rush stairts in the Yukon Territory, Northwastren Canadae.
1918 – Tsar Nicholas II o Roushie an his immediate faimily an retainers are murthered bi Bolshevik Chekists at the Ipatiev Hoose in Yekaterinburg, Roushie.
1936 – Spaingie Ceevil War: An Armed Forces rebellion against the recently electit leftist Popular Front govrenment o Spain stairts the ceevil war.
1955 – The first Disneyland opens in Anaheim, Californie.
1968 – A revolution occurs in Iraq when Abdul Rahman Arif is owerthrown an the Ba'ath Pairty is installed as the govrenin pouer in Iraq wi Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr as the new Iraqi Preses.
1973 – Keeng Mohammed Zahir Shah o Afghanistan is deposed bi his cousin Mohammed Daoud Khan while in Italy unnergangin ee surgery.
1976 – The 1976 Simmer Olympics in Montreal, Canadae, stairt. 25 African kintras boycott the gemmes ower the New Zealand rugby team's tour o Sooth Africae.
1976 – History o East Timor: East Timor is annexed, an acomes the 27t province o Indonesie.
1979 – Nicaraguan preses General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns an flees tae Miami, Florida.
1981 – Queen Elizabeth II opens the Humber Brig naur Kingston upon Hull, Ingland.
1989 – Poland restores diplomatic relations wi the Vatican Ceety.
1994 – Brazil wins the FIFA Warld Cup for a 4t time, defeatin Italy on penalties.
1996 – A Boeing 747 plane splodes an crashes naur Long Island, New York, killin 230 fowk.
1998 – Papua New Guinea yirdquauk: A tsunami triggered bi an unnersea yirdquauk destroys 10 veelages in Papua New Guinea killin an estimatit 3,183, leavin 2,000 mair unaccoontit for an thoosands mair homeless.
2007 – A plane crashes at Sao Paulo airport an bursts intae flames, killin 199 fowk, incluidin 12 on the groond.
2011 – Japan wins the FIFA Weemen's Warld Cup, defeatin the Unitit States on penalties in Germany.
2014 – Malaysia Airlines Flicht 17 is shot doon ower Eastern Ukraine, causin the daiths o aw 298 passengers an crew on buird.
1744 – Elbridge Gerry, Vice Preses o the Unitit States (d. 1814)
1888 – Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Israeli writer (d. 1970)
1894 – Georges Lemaitre, Belgian priest an astronomer (d. 1966)
1899 – James Cagney, American actor (d. 1986)
1911 – Lionel Ferbos, American trumpeter (d. 2014)
1917 – Kenan Evren, 7t Preses o Turkey (d. 2015)
1917 – Phyllis Diller, American actress an comedienne (d. 2012)
1920 – Juan Antonio Samaranch, Spainyie businessman, 7t Preses o the Internaitional Olympic Committee (d. 2010)
1927 – Prosper Ego, Dutch activist an writer (d. 2015)
1935 – Donald Sutherland, Canadian actor
1939 – Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader o Iran
1944 – Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian fitbawer (d. 2016)
1947 – Camilla, Duchess o Cornwall
1952 – David Hasselhoff, American actor
1954 – Angela Merkel, German politeecian, 8t Chancellor o Germany
1963 – Keeng Letsie III o Lesotho
1972 – Jaap Stam, Dutch fitbawer
1976 – Anders Svensson, Swadish fitbawer
924 – Edward the Elder, Keeng o Ingland (b. 877)
1588 – Mimar Sinan, Ottoman airchitect an ingineer, designed the Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque an Süleymaniye Mosque (b. 1489)
1762 – Tsar Peter III o Roushie (b. 1728)
1790 – Adam Smith, Scots economist an filosofer (b. 1723)
1918 – Alexandra Feodorovna, Tsarina o Roushie (b. 1872)
1918 – Nicholas II o Roushie (b. 1868)
1918 – Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna o Roushie (b. 1901)
1959 – Billie Holiday, American sangster (b. 1915)
1995 – Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine racin driver (b. 1911)
2005 – Edward Heath, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (b. 1916)
2009 – Walter Cronkite, American jurnalist (b. 1916)
2015 – Jules Bianchi, French racin driver (b. 1989)
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