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Movie events on the 17th July

1738

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille born. (Paris, France) (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer)

1793

Charlotte Corday is executed by guillotine in Paris. (Paris) (Marat/Sade)

1864

John Bell Hood takes command of the Army of Tennessee. (Gettysburg)

1870

"Wild Bill" Hickok shoots two soldiers in self-defense, mortally wounding one of them . (Hays City, Kansas) (Wild Bill)

1883

Cecilia Weiss is born. (Phantasm)

1918

Czar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra, and their children are shot to death by the Bolsheviks during the 1917 Russian Revolution, which brought Communism to Russia. (Russia) (Nicholas and Alexandra)

1931

Ned Devine born. (Ireland) (Waking Ned)

1938

Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan takes off on a flight that would finally win him a place in aviation history. (Brooklyn, New York) (The Flying Irishman)

1959

Billie Holiday dies of cardiac failure. (New York City) (Lady Sings the Blues)

1961

Ty Cobb dies. (Atlanta, Georgia) (Cobb)

1975

The date on a picture of the Apollo-Soyuz U.S.-Soviet Space Link-up. (Black Christmas)

1979

Donna Sheridan spends the night with Sam Carmichael, potentially conceiving her daughter, Sophie (Kalokairi) (Mamma Mia!)

2004

Michael Oher's driver's license is issued. (Memphis, Tennessee) (The Blind Side)

2008

Bank Boston is robbed. (Boston, Massachusetts) (The Town)

2009

Aaron and Aldous visit Aldous' father. (Las Vegas, NV) (Get Him to the Greek)

2016

At the age of 25, Sir Peter Weyland becomes one of the youngest people to ever achieve knighthood. (Prometheus)

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