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Historical Events Happened In January - 17

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1959  On this day in history "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances  

1959  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history eisenhower allegedly orders the assassination of Congo's Lumumba  

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

1961  Patrice Lumumba, African revolutionary, murdered at 36 on January - 17.  

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

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

1962  Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km  

1964  Terence Hanbury White, novelist (England Have My Bones), dies at 57 on January - 17.  

1966  On this day in history a U.S. B52 bomber carrying four hydrogen bombs collided with its refueling plane over Palomares, Spain, scattering radioactive plutonium over the area.  

1966  Martin Luther King Jr opens campaign in Chicago on January - 17.  

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

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

1966  Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50 on this day in history.  

1967  Evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82 on January - 17.  

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  Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83 on January - 17.  

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

1969  Debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US on this day in history.  

1969  Grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1970  On January - 17 aFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3  

1970  On January - 17 john M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts)  

1970  On this day in history billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32  

1972  Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd on this day in history.  

1972  On January - 17 rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55  

1973  On this day in history city of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi  

1973  New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life on January - 17.  

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  On January - 17 hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency  

1976  On this day in history ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in auto-accident  

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on January - 17.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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

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 this day in history.  

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