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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Sunday, 21 December 2014

1889  On January - 17 juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

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 this day in history.  

1892  Alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

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

1893  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

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

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

1893  On January - 17 rutherford B Hayes, 19th US Pres (1877-81), dies in Fremont Ohio at 70  

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

1895  On January - 17 french President Casimir-Perier resigns  

1896  On this day in history harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)  

1897  On this day in history nils Asther, Malmö Sweden, actor (Bluebeard, Night Monster)  

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 January - 17.  

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

1901  On January - 17 vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer  

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  On this day in history gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed  

1903  On this day in history warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)  

1904  On January - 17 anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater  

1904  On this day in history grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)  

1905  Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago IL on January - 17.  

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  Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes) on this day in history.  

1908  On January - 17 akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer  

1908  On January - 17 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  

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  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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 this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

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  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61