August 17

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  • 1719 – Spanish forces begin an assault upon French-held Dauphin Island and Mobile.
  • 1961 – The Gulf Breeze City Council holds its first meeting.
  • 1977 - Rock musicians Bad Company performed at the Mobile Municipal Auditorium.
  • 1978 - Pop / rock musicians Heart and Walter Eagan performed at the Mobile Municipal Auditorium.
  • 2007Vince Whibbs, Jr. is sentenced to four years in prison.
  • 2012 - Pop musician Jason Mraz performs at The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach.