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Historical Events In January - 17

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1992  On January - 17 sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On January - 17 bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history 14th ACE Cable Awards HBO wins 32 awards  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Ger ter Horst, Dutch soccer trainer (Sparta), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  A magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes Southern California, killing 61 people and causing $20 billion in damage on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  A pre-dawn earthquake struck the Los Angeles area, claiming 61 lives and causing widespread damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On January - 17 liz Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan (5,372 die)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history a powerful earthquake rocked Kobe, Japan, and the surrounding area, killing more than 5,000 people.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1995  More than 6,000 die as a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rocks Kobe, Japan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Great Hanshin earthquake in Japan killing 6,434 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman got life in prison and 16 others were also sentenced to jail for plotting to bomb the United Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  President Clinton faces sexual harassment charges from Paula Jones on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2000  On this day in history almost 50,000 people marched in Columbia, S.C., to protest the flying of the Confederate battle flag over the state Capitol.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2001  On this day in history jewish Holocaust survivors win compensation deal from Austria for assets stripped from them when Austria was part of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2001  Parts of California were plunged into darkness after utility companies failed to deliver enough electrical power. The rolling blackouts affected as many as 2 million people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2002  On January - 17 the U.S. Justice Department began an international manhunt for five suspected al-Qaida members believed to be plotting a new suicide attack.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2002  The volcano on Mount Nyiragongo, near the town of Goma in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, erupted causing at least 45 deaths and leaving an estimated 55,000 people homeless on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2004  Authorities placed the U.S. military death toll in Iraq at 500, including 346 in combat on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On this day in history doomsday Clock is set to 5 minutes to midnight.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On January - 17 hurricane force winds from storm Kyrill claim at least 40 lives in western Europe.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Protests occur in India and the United Kingdom against the British series of Celebrity Big Brother after Jade Goody, Danielle Lloyd and Jo O'Meara were alleged to have been racially abusive towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On this day in history 106 people are massacred by Syrian army forces in Homs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  21 people are killed in a suicide bombing in a restaurant in Kabul, Afghanistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  US President Barack Obama commutes WikiLeaks discloser Chelsea Manning's prison sentence from 35 to 7 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Nigerian military mistakely bomb refugee camp killing more than 70 in Rann, Borno state on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history search for missing aircraft MH370 over the Indian Ocean is called off  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  A vehicle-bound suicide bomb attack in Bogotá, Colombia, kills 22 people and injures 68 others, making it the deadliest attack on the Colombian capital since 2003 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1463  On January - 17 birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0395  On this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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