On this day: July 17

POSTED: 11:56 AM PDT Jul 16, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 16, 2016 

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, The Beatles get animated, and Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - John Coltrane
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1967: Jazz saxophonist John Coltrane, who helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and was at the forefront of free jazz, dies of liver cancer at age 40 at Huntington Hospital on Long Island, New York.


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