Fox Facts: July 17


1991 - Lynyrd Skynyrs reunited under the name "Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991" and returned to the Louisiana city to kick off a new tour. Shirts sold for the event read, "Baton Rouge! After 14 years!

1993 - The Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion tour comes to an end at a show in Buenos Aires. It is the last time Axl and Slash share a stage until the 2016 GnR reconciliation.

1987 - Keith Richards signs a solo deal with Virgin Records.

1979 - Gary Moore leaves Thin Lizzy in mid-tour; Midge Ure replaces him as lead guitarist

1976 - Heart releases "Magic Man."

1975 - The divorce between Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox is finalized in London.

1974 - The Moody Blues open the world's first Quadrophonic recording studio n West Hampstead, London.

1972 - A bomb goes off under one of The Rolling Stones' trucks, while touring in Montreal. There are no injuries, and the show goes on as planned.

1970 - The Guess Who perform at the White House for President Richard Nixon and his royal guests, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. 

1968 - Deep Purple releases "Hush."

1967 - Jimi Hendrix plays his eighth and final show as the opening act for The Monkees, at the Forest Hills Tennis Center in NYC.

1952 - Chet McCracken is born in Seattle, Washington.

1949 - Terence "Geezer" Butler is born in Aston, Birmingham, England.

1939 - Spencer Davis is born in Swansea, Wales.