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

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

1892  Alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 17.  

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  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  On this day in history the birth of Al Capone, American gangster  

1899  On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific  

1899  On January - 17 al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)  

1900  On January - 17 olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts  

1901  Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer on this day in history.  

1901  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87 on January - 17.  

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

1902  On January - 17 gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed  

1903  On January - 17 warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)  

1904  On January - 17 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  Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago on January - 17.  

1905  Franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931) on this day in history.  

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

1909  Sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819 on January - 17.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  

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

1504  On January - 17 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  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  On January - 17 birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  

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 January - 17.  

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  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

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  On January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on January - 17.