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Notable Historical Events for June 17th

1983Ed Warren and Lorraine Warren exorcise a "werewolf demon" from Bill Ramsey, although the lack of photo or video evidence has called this claim into question

1990chris johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic

1960Ted Williams hit his 500th HR

1579Sir Francis Drake lands on coast of California at Drakes Bay, names it "New Albion"

1915The League to Enforce Peace is organised at Independence Hall in Philadelphia with William Howard Taft as president; its program anticipates the League of Nations

1954Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1462vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia.

1992Phila 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

1837Charles Goodyear obtains his 1st rubber patent

2003Moneyball, a book about the 2003 Oakland Athletics baseball team and GM Billy Beane's sabermetric approach, inspired by Bill James, is published

June 17th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 17th

1882Igor Stravinsky, Oranienbaum, Russia, composer (Rite of Spring) [OS 05/06]

1943Barry Manilow, New York City, American singer/pianist (Mandy, I Write the Songs)

1940George Akerlof, American economist, Nobel laureate

1980Venus Williams, Lynwood California, tennis star

1881Tommy Burns, Hanover Ontario, Canadian boxer

1945Tony Roche, Wagga Wagga Australia, tennis player and coach

June 17th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on June 17th

1923Chemist Linus Pauling (22) weds Ava Helen Miller

2008Ice hockey player star Martin Brodeur (36) weds Genevieve Nault at the Bavaro Princess Resort in the Dominican Republic

1872Jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr (31) weds childhood friend Fanny Bowditch Dixwell

1962Actor Jack Nicholson (25) weds Sandra Knight (22) in Los Angeles

1997Actress and philanthropist Grace Hightower (57) weds actor Robert De Niro (68) at their Marbletown home

2006Producer Dick Wolf (59) weds fashion publicist Noelle Lippman

1977Senator Joseph biden of Delaware (34) weds Jill Jacobs (26) at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City

1853Prime Minister of Canada Alexander Mackenzie (31) weds second wife Jane Sym

1950US Attorney General robert kennedy (24) weds Ethel Kennedy (25) at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut

1924Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia

June 17th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 17th

1947Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe, dies at 62

2012Rodney King, African American motorist beaten by LA cop, dies at 47

June 17th Deaths
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