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Historical Events In January - 17

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

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

1960  Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1961  Eisenhower allegedly orders assassination of Congo's Lumumba on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Patrice Lumumba, African revolutionary, murdered at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On January - 17 nASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1962  On this day in history gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1966  On January - 17 a U.S. B52 bomber carrying four hydrogen bombs collided with its refueling plane over Palomares, Spain, scattering radioactive plutonium over the area.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Martin Luther King Jr opens campaign in Chicago on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1966  On January - 17 vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Soyuz 4 & 5 completed first docking of 2 manned spacecraft on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Beatles release Yellow Submarine album in UK on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  AFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32 on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1972  On this day in history rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history city of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On January - 17 hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On January - 17 ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in auto-accident  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 this day in history 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  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on January - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  On January - 17 birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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