July 17, 1970 - The Guess Who perform a four song set at the White House. In the audience is President and Mrs. Nixon, Prince Charles and Princess Ann. The group were told not to include their hit American Woman, which was on the U.S. charts at the time.
July 17, 2010 - The Cube stage opens in Old market Square.
July 17, 1971 - A dedication and blessing takes place inside the new St. Boniface Cathedral.
July 17, 1891 - Samuel Bedson, the first warden of Stony Mountain Penitentiary and man credited with introducing the game of golf to Manitoba, dies.