Top 5 Incidents from India and World History of 17 July – First Air Conditioner, Disneyland was opened today, R Venkatraman elected president of India, and many more
- 1902 – Willis Carrier creates the first air conditioner in Buffalo, New York.
- 1955 – Disneyland is dedicated and opened by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California. Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in supervision on Walt Disney.
- 1987 – V. P. Singh announces resignation from Congress; R. Venkataraman elected President of India.
- 1996- All 47 ministers in Madhya Pradesh congress government submit resignations to CM Digvijay Singh.
- 2018 – Scott S. Sheppard announces that his team has discovered a dozen irregular moons of Jupiter