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Historical Events For January - 17

Saturday, 27 May 2017

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

1890  On January - 17 salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85  

1891  On this day in history marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family)  

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 this day in history.  

1893  Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani abdicates the throne, bowing to pressure from sugar planters and businessmen on January - 17.  

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

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

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

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 January - 17 french President Casimir-Perier resigns  

1896  On January - 17 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  On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific  

1899  Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) on January - 17.  

1900  Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts on January - 17.  

1901  On January - 17 vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

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

1902  On January - 17 geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55)  

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

1903  Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1907  Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes) on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer  

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

1909  On this day in history sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On January - 17 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  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  

1501  On January - 17 birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

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

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0395  On January - 17 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 this day in history boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

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

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

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

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

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

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