On This Day: July 17th
This is 198th day of the year and 167 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—5 Av 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 5th day of the 6th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1744–1814, American statesman, Vice President of the United States, born in Marblehead, Mass.
John Jacob Astormerchant
Erle Stanley Gardnerdetective-story writer
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