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Historical Events For January - 17

Friday, 24 February 2017

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

1890  On January - 17 salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85  

1891  Marjorie Gateson, Bkln NY, actress (One Man's Family) on this day in history.  

1891  Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on January - 17.  

1892  Alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27 on January - 17.  

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

1893  Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani abdicates the throne, bowing to pressure from sugar planters and businessmen on January - 17.  

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 this day in history rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th president of the U.S., dies in Fremont, Ohio, at age 70.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1895  French President Casimir-Perier resigns on this day in history.  

1896  Harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show) on January - 17.  

1897  Nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster) on this day in history.  

1899  The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on this day in history.  

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

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

1900  On this day in history olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts  

1901  On this day in history vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

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

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 January - 17.  

1905  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1907  Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes) on January - 17.  

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

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 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 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 this day in history birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  

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

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

1229  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

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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