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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 31 July 2015

1889  Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1890  Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85 on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

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

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

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

1893  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

1893  On January - 17 rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th president of the U.S., dies in Fremont, Ohio, at age 70.  

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

1893  On January - 17 rutherford B Hayes, 19th US Pres (1877-81), dies in Fremont Ohio at 70  

1895  Félix Faure installed as President of France on January - 17.  

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

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

1897  Nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster) on this day in history.  

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

1900  Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts on this day in history.  

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

1902  On this day in history gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed  

1903  On this day in history warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)  

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

1904  Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie) on this day in history.  

1905  On January - 17 punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago IL  

1905  Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago on this day in history.  

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  On January - 17 akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer  

1908  On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

1909  On January - 17 sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  On January - 17 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  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

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

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

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

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