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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

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1959  "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances on January - 17.  

1959  On this day in history abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

1960  Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational on January - 17.  

1961  Eisenhower allegedly orders the assassination of Congo's Lumumba on January - 17.  

1961  Eisenhower allegedly orders assassination of Congo's Lumumba on this day in history.  

1961  On January - 17 patrice Lumumba, African revolutionary, murdered at 36  

1962  NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m on January - 17.  

1962  A NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56  

1963  Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km on this day in history.  

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1964  On January - 17 terence Hanbury White, novelist (England Have My Bones), dies at 57  

1966  A U.S. B52 bomber carrying four hydrogen bombs collided with its refueling plane over Palomares, Spain, scattering radioactive plutonium over the area on January - 17.  

1966  On January - 17 martin Luther King Jr opens campaign in Chicago  

1966  USAF B-52 carrying 4 unarmed hydrogen bombs crashes on Spanish coast at Palomares, 7 die on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history b-52/KC-135 tankers crash near Spanish coast at Palomares, 7 die  

1966  On January - 17 vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50  

1967  On this day in history evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82  

1968  On this day in history soyuz 4 & 5 completed first docking of 2 manned spacecraft  

1968  On this day in history soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft  

1968  On January - 17 julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83  

1969  On this day in history beatles release Yellow Submarine album in UK  

1969  On January - 17 debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US  

1969  On January - 17 grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59  

1970  On this day in history aFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3  

1970  John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts) on January - 17.  

1970  Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32 on January - 17.  

1972  Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd on January - 17.  

1972  Rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1973  City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi on this day in history.  

1973  New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life on this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77  

1976  On January - 17 "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1  

1976  Hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency on January - 17.  

1976  Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in auto-accident on this day in history.  

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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 January - 17 birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

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

1504  On January - 17 birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  On January - 17 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.  

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

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

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1369  On January - 17 death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

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 January - 17.  

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