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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

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

1892  On this day in history alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27  

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

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 this day in history 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 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  On this day in history 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 January - 17 nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)  

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

1899  US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific on this day in history.  

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

1900  Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts on this day in history.  

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

1901  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87 on January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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

1905  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

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  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

1463  On this day in history birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

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 this day in history.  

1545  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61