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Historical Events In January - 17

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1938  William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On January - 17 kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-Shek open fire at communist forces, resuming the Chinese Civil War after World War II.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Jose Leite de Vasconcelos, Portuguese scholar (Etnografia), dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Tin Can Drive Day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history corvette Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On January - 17 korvet Violet sinks U-641 in Atlantic Ocean  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history auschwitz concentration camp begins evacuation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On January - 17 liberation of Warsaw by Soviet troops (end of Nazi occupation)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1945  On January - 17 liberation of Warsaw from the Nazi by Soviet troops  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by secret police in Hungary on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history warsaw is liberated by Polish and Soviet forces during WWII.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  The United Nations Security Council meets for the first time on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  United Nations Security Council holds its first meeting on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history united Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On January - 17 muiden Netherlands ammunition factory explodes, 16 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On January - 17 muiden Neth ammunition factory explodes, 16 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On January - 17 trial of 11 US Communist party members begins in New York City NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On January - 17 the Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, first airs.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  11 men rob Brink's office in Boston of $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On January - 17 "Alive & Kicking" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 46 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  China refuses cease-fire in Korea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history china refuses ceases-fire in Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On January - 17 walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Jacques Cousteau's first network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history jacques Cousteau's 1st network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On January - 17 uSS Nautilus (SSN-571), the first nuclear-powered submarine, is commissioned and sends the message "underway on nuclear power"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Submarine Nautilus begins 1st nuclear-powered test voyage on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  J A Veraart, economist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  9-county commission recommends creation of BART on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  The African country of Mali is formed with the joining of Senegal and French Sudan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0395  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  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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