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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 29 August 2014

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

1890  Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1891  Marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family) on this day in history.  

1891  Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27  

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

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

1893  Queen Liliuokalani deposed, Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii was deposed in a bloodless revolution and a provisional government established, with annexation by the United States as its aim.  

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

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

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  French President Casimir-Perier resigns on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)  

1897  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)  

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

1901  On this day in history vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

1901  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55)  

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 this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater  

1904  On this day in history grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)  

1905  On this day in history punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago IL  

1905  On this day in history punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago  

1905  On this day in history franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)  

1907  On this day in history henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)  

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

1908  On this day in history 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  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

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  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

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