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Historical Events For January - 17

Friday, 21 July 2017

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

1890  Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1893  Rutherford B Hayes, 19th US Pres (1877-81), dies in Fremont Ohio at 70 on this day in history.  

1895  On this day in history félix Faure installed as President of France  

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

1896  Harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show) on this day in history.  

1897  On January - 17 nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)  

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

1899  US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific on January - 17.  

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  On January - 17 vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

1901  On this day in history jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87  

1902  Geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55) on this day in history.  

1902  Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed on January - 17.  

1903  On January - 17 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  Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago IL on this day in history.  

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

1905  On January - 17 franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)  

1907  On this day in history henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)  

1908  Akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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

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.  

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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 January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

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

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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