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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Friday, 06 March 2015

1889  Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on January - 17.  

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

1891  Marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family) on January - 17.  

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

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

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

1899  On January - 17 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster  

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

1899  Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) on this day in history.  

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

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

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  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 January - 17.  

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

1908  Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on January - 17.  

1909  On January - 17 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  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

1119  On January - 17 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  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  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.