On this day: July 17

POSTED: 12:56 PM Jul 16 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 17 2015

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 - Apollo Soyuez
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NASA

1975: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.

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