Today in History for 17th August 1979

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- 2 Russian passenger planes collide above Ukraine, 173 killed
- Monty Python's "Life of Brian" premieres

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Antwaan Randle El, American football player
- Marcus Patric, British actor

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of cancer at 67

<< Year 1978

Year 1980 >>

Search On this Day in History

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)