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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 22 May 2015

1889  On January - 17 juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

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

1891  On January - 17 marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family)  

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

1892  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1895  On January - 17 félix Faure installed as President of France  

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  On this day in history nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)  

1899  On this day in history the birth of Al Capone, American gangster  

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  Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer on January - 17.  

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  Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed on January - 17.  

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

1904  On January - 17 anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater  

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

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

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

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

1908  Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  

1504  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  

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