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Historical Events For January - 17

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

1959  Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1961  Patrice Lumumba, African revolutionary, murdered at 36 on this day in history.  

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

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

1962  Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56 on January - 17.  

1963  Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km on January - 17.  

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1964  Terence Hanbury White, novelist (England Have My Bones), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1966  Martin Luther King Jr opens campaign in Chicago on this day in history.  

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

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

1966  Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50 on January - 17.  

1967  On January - 17 evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82  

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

1968  Soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

1969  On this day in history grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59  

1970  AFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1972  On this day in history section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd  

1972  Rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55 on January - 17.  

1973  City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi on January - 17.  

1973  On January - 17 new Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life  

1973  Fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1976  "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1 on this day in history.  

1976  On January - 17 hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency  

1976  Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in auto-accident on January - 17.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

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

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