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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

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1889  Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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  Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history queen Liliuokalani deposed, Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic  

1893  On this day in history 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.  

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

1893  On this day in history 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 January - 17 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster  

1899  On January - 17 uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific  

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

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

1901  On January - 17 vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

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  Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed on this day in history.  

1903  Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World) on January - 17.  

1904  Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater on January - 17.  

1904  Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie) on January - 17.  

1905  On this day in history punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago IL  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1484  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

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

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on January - 17.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 17.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

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

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

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