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Historical Events In January - 17

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1910  On this day in history thomas Crapper, inventor (flush toilet), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history failed assassination attempt on premier Aristide Briand in French Assembly  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On January - 17 first aircraft landing on board a ship, USS Pennsylvania by Eugene Ely.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Francis Galton, English scholar, dies at 88 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  English explorer Robert F. Scott is first to reach the South Pole on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On January - 17 robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history raymond Poincaré elected President of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Raymond PoincarĂ© elected president of France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Carl Baermann, composer, dies at 73 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1914  On January - 17 gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's Hospital in Amsterdam opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  The Professional Golfers Association is formed today in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  1st PGA Championship: Jim Barnes at Siwanoy CC Bronxville NY on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history the United States bought 50 of the Virgin Islands in the West Indies from Denmark for $25 million.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On January - 17 uS pays Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On this day in history uS pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Paul Deschanel elected President of France on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On January - 17 origin of Brown lunation numbers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history the birth of Rock Hudson, American actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  George Burns marries Gracie Allen on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  The first fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  King Inayatullah of Afghanistan forced to abdicate after a coup; he ruled for only three days on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On this day in history popeye makes first appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theatre"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Popeye makes 1st appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theater" on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On January - 17 john Hodges, cricketer (6 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Electric Home & Farm Authority incorporated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On January - 17 supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  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  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  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  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  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  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1229  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  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 this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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