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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

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1889  On this day in history juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

1890  On this day in history salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85  

1891  Marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family) on January - 17.  

1891  On this day in history johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

1892  Alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27 on January - 17.  

1893  On January - 17 -17F (-27C), Millsboro DE (state record)  

1893  Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani abdicates the throne, bowing to pressure from sugar planters and businessmen on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history queen Liliuokalani deposed, Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic  

1893  Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii was deposed in a bloodless revolution and a provisional government established, with annexation by the United States as its aim on January - 17.  

1893  Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th president of the U.S., dies in Fremont, Ohio, at age 70 on this day in history.  

1893  -17F (-27C), Millsboro, Delaware (state record) on this day in history.  

1893  Rutherford B Hayes, 19th US Pres (1877-81), dies in Fremont Ohio at 70 on this day in history.  

1895  Félix Faure installed as President of France on this day in history.  

1895  On this day in history french President Casimir-Perier resigns  

1896  Harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show) on this day in history.  

1897  On January - 17 nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)  

1899  The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on this day in history.  

1899  US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific on January - 17.  

1899  Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts  

1901  On January - 17 vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

1901  On this day in history jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87  

1902  Geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55) on this day in history.  

1902  Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed on this day in history.  

1903  Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World) on January - 17.  

1904  Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater on this day in history.  

1904  On January - 17 grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)  

1905  Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago IL on January - 17.  

1905  Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago on January - 17.  

1905  Franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931) on January - 17.  

1907  On January - 17 henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)  

1908  Akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer on this day in history.  

1908  On January - 17 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

1909  Sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  On this day in history birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  On this day in history birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  On this day in history birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on January - 17.  

1517  On this day in history birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0395  On this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on January - 17.  

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  On this day in history death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61