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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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

1890  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1892  On January - 17 alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27  

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

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

1893  Queen Liliuokalani deposed, Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic on January - 17.  

1893  Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii was deposed in a bloodless revolution and a provisional government established, with annexation by the United States as its aim on this day in history.  

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 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  On January - 17 french President Casimir-Perier resigns  

1896  On January - 17 harry Reser, Ohio, orch leader (Sammy Kaye Show)  

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

1899  The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on January - 17.  

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

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  Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer on this day in history.  

1901  On January - 17 jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist, dies at 87  

1902  On January - 17 geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on this day in history.  

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

1501  On this day in history birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On this day in history birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

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  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  On January - 17 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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