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On this day: July 17

POSTED: 11:56 AM PDT Jul 16, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 16, 2013 

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - Billie Holiday
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Library of Congress

1959: Jazz singer Billie Holiday dies at age 44 in New York City from pulmonary edema and heart failure caused by cirrhosis of the liver. Some of her best known songs include "God Bless the Child," "Don't Explain," "Fine and Mellow" and "Lady Sings the Blues."

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