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Events Roman Emperor Septimius Severus sacks Ctesiphon and captures an enormous number of its inhabitants as slaves. ... The battle of Lugdunum, also called the battle of Lyon, was fought on 19 February 197 at Lugdunum (modern Lyon, France), between the armies of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus and of the Roman usurper Clodius Albinus. ... Lucius Septimius Severus (b. ... Albinus might refer to: Albinus, a Greek philosopher Albinus, a Roman cognomen Alcuin, an English monk Bernhard Siegfried Albinus, an anatomist This is a disambiguation page &#8212; a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Events Ciniod succeeds Bridei V as king of the Picts. ... For other uses, see Changan (disambiguation). ... The An Shi Rebellion (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) occurred in China, during the Tang Dynasty, from 756 to 763. ... 1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Battle of Hemmingstedt took place on February 17th 1500 near the village of Hemmingstedt in present-day Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. ... 1600 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Giordano Bruno Giordano Bruno (1548, Nola – February 17, 1600, Rome) was an Italian philosopher, priest, cosmologist, and occultist. ... A view of Campo de Fiori with the monument to Giordano Bruno in the centre Campo de Fiori is a square in Rome, on the edge of rione Parione. ... For other uses, see Rome (disambiguation). ... Heresy, as a blanket term, describes a practice or belief that is labeled as unorthodox. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Captain Myles Standish Kt. ... Nickname: Location in Plymouth County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Plymouth County Settled 1620 Incorporated (town) 1670 Government [1]  - Type Representative town meeting  - Town    Manager Mark Sylvia Area  - Town  134. ... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Julian calendar was a reform of the Roman calendar which was introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... The United States Electoral College is the electoral college that chooses the President and Vice President of the United States at the conclusion of each Presidential election. ... Thomas Jefferson (13 April 1743 N.S.–4 July 1826) was the third President of the United States (1801–09), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of Republicanism in the United States. ... This article discusses Aaron Burr (1756-1836), the American politician. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... The Vice President of the United States (sometimes referred to as VPOTUS[1] or Veep) is the first in the presidential line of succession, becoming the new President of the United States upon the death, resignation, or removal of the president. ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Battle of Mormans was a competition of harcore Morman rock bands aginst against the well known new wave band A Flock of Gay Jewish Inlaws and several Buddist British techno punk fusion bands. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... The United States in 1820. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Flag of the Orange Free State Capital Bloemfontein Language(s) Afrikaans, English Religion Dutch Reformed Church Government Republic President  - 1854 - 1855 Josias P. Hoffman  - 1855 - 1859 Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff  - 1859 - 1863 Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (also President of the South African Republic from 1857 to 1871). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... H. L. Hunley was a submarine of the Confederate States Navy that demonstrated both the advantages and the dangers of undersea warfare. ... USS Housatonic was a screw sloop-of-war of the United States Navy, named for one of the rivers of New England which rises in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and flows southward into Connecticut before emptying into Long Island Sound a little east of Bridgeport, Connecticut. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... For other uses, see Columbia (disambiguation). ... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem (none official) God Save the South (unofficial) The Bonnie Blue Flag (unofficial) Dixie (unofficial) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Religion... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Suez (disambiguation). ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Combatants Prussia, Baden Bavaria, Württemberg (later German Empire) France Commanders Wilhelm I of Germany Helmuth von Moltke Louis Jules Trochu Joseph Vinoy Strength 240,000 regulars 200,000 regulars 200,000 militia and sailors Casualties 12,000 dead or wounded 24,000 dead or wounded 146,000 captured 47... Combatants Second French Empire North German Confederation allied with South German states (later German Empire) Commanders Napoleon III François Achille Bazaine Patrice de Mac-Mahon, duc de Magenta Otto von Bismarck Helmuth von Moltke the Elder Strength 400,000 at wars beginning 1,200,000 Casualties 150,000... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Armory Show poster. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901&#8211;2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900&#8211;1999... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Miami redirects here. ... Johnny Weissmuller (June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984) was an American swimmer and actor who was one of the worlds best swimmers in the 1920s, winning five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal. ... Swimmer redirects here. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harold Wallace Ross (November 6, 1892 - December 6, 1951) was an American journalist and founder of The New Yorker magazine, which he edited from 1925 to his death. ... Jane Grant (1892-1972) was a New York City journalist who co-founded The New Yorker with her first husband, Harold Ross. ... For other uses, see New Yorker. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Newsweek logo Newsweek is a weekly news magazine published in New York City and distributed throughout the United States and internationally. ... The Blaine Act, approved February 17, 1933 by the United States Senate, ended the prohibition of alcohol in the United States that began in 1919 by modifying the Volstead Act to allow so-called 3. ... The term Prohibition, also known as A Dry Law, refers to a law in a certain country by which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other uses, see Superhero (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Phantom. ... Comics (or, less commonly, sequential art) is a form of visual art consisting of images which are commonly combined with text, often in the form of speech balloons or image captions. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Battle of Eniwetok Conflict World War II, Pacific War Date 17 February 1944 &#8211; 23 February 1944 Place Eniwetok Atoll, United States Japan Commanders Harry W. Hill Yoshimi Nishida Strength 2 regiments 2,000+ Casualties 339 killed or missing, 757 wounded 2,000+ dead, 16 captured The Battle of Eniwetok... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Attack on Truk Conflict World War II, Pacific War Date 17 February 1944 &#8211; 18 February 1944 Place Truk, Caroline Islands Result Decisive American victory In World War II, Operation Hailstone was a massive naval air attack launched on 17 February and 18 February 1944 against the Japanese naval and... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Battle of Eniwetok Conflict World War II, Pacific War Date 17 February 1944 &#8211; 23 February 1944 Place Eniwetok Atoll, United States Japan Commanders Harry W. Hill Yoshimi Nishida Strength 2 regiments 2,000+ Casualties 339 killed or missing, 757 wounded 2,000+ dead, 16 captured The Battle of Eniwetok... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Voice of America logo Voice of America (VOA), is the official external radio and television broadcasting service of the United States federal government. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Warrenton is a city in Warren County, Missouri, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pope Pius XII (Latin: ), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (March 2, 1876 – October 9, 1958), reigned as the 260th pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City, from March 2, 1939 until his death. ... In traditional Christian iconography, Saints are often depicted as having halos. ... Saint Clare of Assisi, born Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) was an Italian saint, one of the first followers of Francis of Assisi and founded the Order of Poor Ladies to organize the women who chose to embrace monastic life in the Franciscan vision. ... Saint Quentin is the patron saint of locksmiths and is also invoked against coughs and sneezes. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vanguard Rocket Project Vanguard was the name given to the first United States program that was commissioned to design and launch the first artificial satellite into Earth orbit. ... // Vanguard 2 or Vanguard II was an earth-orbiting satellite designed to measure cloud-cover distribution over the daylight portion of its orbit. ... GOES-8, a United States weather satellite. ... For other uses, see Cloud (disambiguation). ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Wesberry v. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the... Congress in Joint Session. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Hampden County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Hampden County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1852 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area  - City  33. ... James A. Naismith, B.A., M.A., M.D., D.D, (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was the inventor of the sport of basketball and the first to introduce the use of a helmet in American football. ... Basketball Hall of Fame Logo The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the original Volkswagen Beetle. ... 1908 Ford Model T advertisement The Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie and the Flivver) was an automobile produced by Henry Fords Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1928. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Robert K. Preston (born c. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Helicopter (disambiguation). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Combatants Peoples Republic of China Socialist Republic of Vietnam Commanders Yang Dezhi Văn Tiến DÅ©ng Strength 300,000+[1] 100,000+ from regular army divisions and divisions of the Public Security Army Casualties Disputed. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation). ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994) was an American serial killer. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Colin Ferguson For the Canadian actor, see Colin Ferguson (actor) Colin Ferguson (born January 14, 1958, Kingston, Jamaica) was convicted of murdering six people and injuring nineteen others on the Long Island Rail Road in Nassau County, New York on December 7, 1993. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... LIRR redirects here. ... Combatants Republic of Peru Republic of Ecuador Commanders President Alberto Fujimori President Sixto Durán Ballén The Cenepa War (January 26 – February 28, 1995), also known as the Alto Cenepa War, was a brief and localized military conflict between Ecuador and Peru, fought over control of a disputed area... An armistice is the effective end of a war, when the warring parties agree to stop fighting. ... This article is about the United Nations, for other uses of UN see UN (disambiguation) Official languages English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic Secretary-General Kofi Annan (since 1997) Established October 24, 1945 Member states 191 Headquarters New York City, NY, USA Official site http://www. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Garry Kimovich Kasparov (IPA: ; Russian: ) (born April 13, 1963, in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR; now Azerbaijan) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer and political activist. ... Kasparov vs. ... For other uses, see Supercomputer (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Western board game. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Windows 2000 (also referred to as Win2K) is a preemptive, interruptible, graphical and business-oriented operating system that was designed to work with either uniprocessor or symmetric multi-processor 32-bit Intel x86 computers. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The white-on-red C marks all entrances to the congestion charge zone although in some areas the charge zone is poorly signed, and accidental journeys into the zone can occur The London congestion charge is a fee for some motorists entering the Central London area. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... St. ... Southern Leyte mudslide Southern Leyte mudslide Saint Bernard within Southern Leyte. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Analog television (or analogue television) encodes television and transports the picture and sound information as an analog signal, that is, by varying the amplitude and/or frequencies of the broadcast signal. ... FCC redirects here. ...

Births

Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... Charles III de Bourbon, engraved portrait by Thomas de Leu Charles III of Bourbon-Montpensier, Eighth Duke of Bourbon (February 17, 1490 – May 6, 1527 in Rome) was Count of Montpensier and Dauphin of Auvergne. ... January 5 - Felix Manz, co-founder of the Swiss Anabaptists, was drowned in the Limmat in Zürich by the Zürich Reformed state church. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Francis, Duke of Guise Francis II, Prince of Joinville, Duke of Guise, Duke of Aumale (February 17, 1519 – February 24, 1563), called Balafré (the scarred), was a French soldier and politician. ... Events February 1 - Sarsa Dengel succeeds his father Menas as Emperor of Ethiopia February 18 - The Duke of Guise is assassinated while besieging Orléans March - Peace of Amboise. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Charles of Guise Charles of Guise, Cardinal of Lorraine (1527 - French Cardinal and member of the powerful House of Guise. ... Year 1574 was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... Fausto Poli (Usigni, Feb. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... 1646 (MDCXLVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Pierre le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert or Boisguillebert (17 February 1646 - 10 October 1714) was a French economist. ... Battle of Gangut, by Maurice Baquoi, 1724-27. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... Arcangelo Corelli (February 17, 1653 – January 8, 1713) was an influential Italian violinist and composer of Baroque music. ... Year 1713 (MDCCXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1718 (MDCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Matthew Tilghman (February 17, 1718 – May 4, 1790) was an American planter and Revolutionary leader from Maryland, who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776. ... Year 1790 (MDCCXC) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... Johann Tobias Mayer (17 February 1723 - 20 February 1762) was a German astronomer notable for his studies of the Moon. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1752 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger (February 17, 1752 - February 25, 1831) was a German dramatist and novelist. ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Nicolas Baudin Nicolas-Thomas Baudin (February 17, 1754 - September 16, 1803) was a French explorer. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Thomas Robert Malthus, FRS (13th February, 1766 – 29th December, 1834), was an English demographer and political economist. ... Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... René-Théophile-Hyacinthe Laënnec (February 17, 1781- August 13, 1826), French physician; inventor of the stethoscope. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Karl Ernst von Baer (February 17, 1792 - November 26, 1876) was a Baltic German biologist and a founding father of embryology. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1796 (MDCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... statue in Akashicho (near Tsukiji), chuo-ku,Tokyo Japan Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (February 17, 1796 in Würzburg - October 18, 1866 in Munich) was a German physician. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Frederick Douglass, ca. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Henri François Joseph Vieuxtemps (February 17, 1820 – June 6, 1881) was a Belgian composer and violinist active in France. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau (died April 12, 1898) was a Roman Catholic Archbishop of Quebéc City and the first Canadian cardinal. ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Elizabeth Rosanna Gilbert [1] (February 17, 1821 – January 17, 1861), better known by the stage name Lola Montez, was an Irish-born dancer and actress who became famous as an exotic dancer, courtesan and the mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. ... Year 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1836 (MDCCCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer Gustavo Adolfo Domínguez Bastida, better known as Bécquer, (Seville February 17, 1836 – Madrid December 22, 1870) was a Spanish post-romanticist writer of poetry and short stories, now considered one of the most important figures in Spanish literature. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jan. ... Aaron Montgomery Ward (February 17, 1844 - December 7, 1913) was an American businessman notable for the invention of mail order. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... --210. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Krupp family, a prominent 400-year-old German dynasty from Essen, have become famous for their steel production and for their manufacture of ammunition and armaments. ... Year 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Fyodor Sologub (Russian: , real name Фёдор Кузьмыч Тетерников) (March 1 (O.S. February 17) 1863 - December 5, 1927) was the pen name of Fyodor Kuzmich Teternikov, a Russian Symbolist poet and author. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Andrew Barton Banjo Paterson (February 17, 1864 – February 5, 1941) was a famous Australian bush poet, journalist and author. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Jozef Murgaš Jozef Murgaš (17 February 1864, Tajov in the Kingdom of Hungary, present-day Slovakia – 11 May 1929, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) was a Slovak inventor, architect, botanist, painter, patriot, and Roman Catholic priest. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Thomas John Watson, Sr. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Isabelle Eberhardt (17 February 1877–21 October 1904) was an explorer and writer who lived and travelled extensively in North Africa. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... André Maginot (February 17, 1877 - January 7, 1932) was a French civil servant, soldier, and member of parliament. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Louis Richard (Steve) Evans (February 17, 1885 - December 28, 1943) was a right fielder in Major League Baseball. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Leevi Antti Madetoja (February 17, 1887 – October 6, 1947) was a Finnish composer. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Otto Stern Otto Stern (February 17, 1888 – August 17, 1969) was an German physicist and Nobel laureate. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Walter Lanier Red Barber (February 17, 1908 - October 22, 1992) was an American sportscaster. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Bo Yibo (1908-2007) Bo Yibo, Chinese: ; pinyin: (February 17, 1908 - January 15, 2007) was a Chinese politician and one of the Eight Immortals of the Communist Party of China. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Marc Lawrence (February 17, 1910 – November 28, 2005) was an American character actor who specialized in underworld types. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur Hunnicutt (February 17, 1911 – September 26, 1979) was an American actor known for his portorayal of wise grizzled, old rural characters. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Oskar Seidlin (February 17, 1911 — December 11, 1984); German-born American poet, writer of children’s stories, and literary scholar. ... This article is about the year. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Andre Alice Norton (February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005), science fiction and fantasy author (with some works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction), was born Alice Mary Norton in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Arthur Kennedy in Champion. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... An actor most famous for his role as Robin Hood (aka Robin of Kensington) in the television comedy series (Maid Marian and Her Merry Men) . He is also known as Adam Morris. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Raffaele Vallone, known as Raf, (17 February 1916-31 October 2002), was an Italian actor and an international film star. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Abdur Rahman Badawi (February 17, 1917–July 25, 2002) was an Egyptian existentialist philosopher. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Guillermo González Camarena (Guadalajara, Jalisco, February 17, 1917 - Puebla, April 18, 1948), was a mexican engineer that invented the color television and founded the first television station in Mexico from his basement. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Kathleen Freeman (February 17, 1919 - August 23, 2001) was an American film, television, and stage character actress. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Ivo Caprino (Oslo, February 17, 1920 – February 8, 2001 in Oslo) was a Norwegian film director and writer, best known for his puppet films. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Enrico Banducci was the legendary North Beach San Francisco impresario who operated the hungry i nightclub and launched the careers of Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, Bill Cosby, Jonathan Winters, and Barbra Streisand, as well as countless folk singers. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Tommy Edwards (born 17 February 1922 - died 22 October 1969) was an American singer. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Marshall Teague (February 17, 1922 - February 11, 1959) was an American race car driver. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Mary Margaret Truman–Daniel (born February 17, 1924 in Independence, Missouri) is an American writer and the author of biographies, books on the White House and several best-selling mystery novels. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronald Alfred Goodwin (February 17, 1925 – January 8, 2003) was a British composer and conductor best known for his film scores. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harold Rowe Holbrook, Jr. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marta Romero (b. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rabbi Dr. Chaim Potok (February 17, 1929 - July 23, 2002) was an American author and rabbi. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Katherine Patricia Routledge CBE (born 17 February 1929) is a Tony Award-winning English actress who is best known to television audiences for her role of Hyacinth Bucket in the television comedy series Keeping Up Appearances. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, CBE, who also writes under the pseudonym Barbara Vine, (born February 17, 1930), is a British best-selling mystery and psychological crime writer, often called the Queen of Crime. ... Roger Lee Craig (born February 17, 1930 in Durham, North Carolina) is a former pitcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball who, during an 11-year playing career, won 10 games in 1956, 1957, and 1962. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Wilburn Buck Trent (born February 17, 1938) is an American country music instrumentalist. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bobby Lewis (born February 17, 1933 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an African-American early rock and roll and R&B singer. ... Craig Lyle Thomas (February 17, 1933 – June 4, 2007) was a three-term Republican United States Senator from Wyoming. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alan Bates as butler in Gosford Park (2001) Sir Alan Arthur Bates CBE, (February 17, 1934 – December 27, 2003) was a British actor. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Barry Humphries, AO, CBE (born 17 February 1934 in Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian comedian, satirist and character actor best known for his on-stage and television alter egos Dame Edna Everage, a Melbourne housewife, and Sir Les Patterson, Australias foul-mouthed cultural attaché to Britain. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Christina Pickles (born on February 17, 1935 in Yorkshire, United Kingdom) is a British-born American actress. ... Michel Naim Aoun (Arabic: ميشال عون) (born 17 February 1935 in Beirut) is a Lebanese military commander and politician. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jim Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football player who has also made his mark as an actor and social activist. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Leyton is a British actor and singer. ... Mary Ann Mobley (born February 17, 1939 in Brandon, Mississippi) was Miss America in 1959, and later appeared in movies, including two with Elvis Presley; and on such television shows as Fantasy Island and The Love Boat. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1940 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Huey Newton Dr. Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989), was co-founder and inspirational leader of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, a black internationalist/racial equality organization that began in October 1966. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karl Jenkins (born February 17, 1944) is a Welsh musician and composer. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Zina Bethune (born February 17, 1945 in New York City) is an American actress, dancer and choreographer. ... Brenda Fricker (born February 17, 1945 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Academy Award-winning Irish actress. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rick Majerus (born February 17, 1948 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is a former American mens basketball coach, most notably at the University of Utah. ... José Romulo Sosa Ortiz (born February 17, 1948), better known in the entertainment world as José José or El príncipe de la Canción (The Prince of Song), is an international singer and actor from Mexico. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fred Frith (born February 17, 1949) is an English multi-instrumentalist, composer and improvisor. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karin Janz (born 17th February, 1952 in Berlin, Germany) was an East German artistic gymnast. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15, 1955) [1] is an American supermodel, fashion photographer, actor, author and an agent. ... Norman Pace is a British comedian and actor, born 17 February 1953, who is best known as one half of the comedy duo Hale and Pace with his friend and comic partner Gareth Hale. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rene Russo Rene Russo (born February 17, 1954 in Burbank, California, USA) is an American film actress and model. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Mo Yan (莫言) (born 1956) is a modern Chinese author, known in the West for two of his novels which were the basis of the film Red Sorghum. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Karn, former host of Family Feud Richard Karn Wilson (Born February 17, 1956, in Seattle, Washington) is an American television actor. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Loreena McKennitt live on stage Loreena McKennitt, C.M. (b. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Born on February 17, 1959 in Meknes ,Morocco, Aryeh Deri is the former leader of Israels Shas Party. ... Neil Lomax (born February 17, 1959 in Portland, Oregon) is a former American Football quarterback. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Bayer (born in 1962 in Syracuse, New York) is an American music video director. ... Alison Hargreaves (February 17, 1963 – c. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Tyrone Ty Jones is an African-American, motion picture, screenwriter and producer in the genres of action, comedy and drama. ... David Richard McComb, (February 17 1962 - February 2 1999) was an Australian musician and singer-songwriter, chiefly known as the leader of the Australian rock band The Triffids. ... The Triffids were an Australian rock band who achieved some international success in the 1980s. ... This article is about the year. ... Lou Diamond Phillips (born February 17, 1962) is an American film and television actor. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Buster Olney is currently a columnist for ESPN: The Magazine, ESPN.com, and was formerly lead Sports Editor at The New York Times. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Luc Robitaille playing for the Los Angeles Kings on December 21, 2005 Lucky Luc Robitaille (born February 17, 1966 in Montréal, Québec, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey player. ... Quorthon (Thomas Börje Forsberg) Thomas Quorthon Forsberg (February 17, 1966 – June 7, 2004) was the founder and main song writer of the pioneering Swedish heavy metal band Bathory. ... Bathory was a highly influential Swedish thrash metal/black metal/viking metal band, and were regarded as one of the forefathers of black metal and founder of viking metal. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ioannis Kalitzakis (born 1966) is a retired Greek football defender. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Chanté Moore Chanté Torrane Moore (born February 17, 1967 in San Francisco, California) is an American jazz and R&B singer. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Tuesday Lynn Knight (b. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell[1] (born February 17, 1970) is a British-born Australian actor, of Norwegian-Irish extract, most active in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 311 (pronounced three eleven) is a band from Omaha, Nebraska. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Martyn Bennett (February 17, 1971 – January 30, 2005) was a Scottish musician who was born in St. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Denise Lee Richards (born February 17, 1971) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Jeremy Edwards (b. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Billie Joe Armstrong (born February 17, 1972, in Oakland, California) is best known as the lead vocalist, main lyricist, and guitarist for the rock band Green Day. ... This article is about the band Green Day. ... Oliver Taylor Hawkins (born on February 16, 1972 at Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas) is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters. ... This article is about the band. ... Philippe Candeloro (born February 17, 1972 in Courbevoie) is a French figure skater. ... Valeria Raquel Mazza (born February 17, 1972) is an Argentine fashion supermodel. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Kaoru , born February 17, 1974, in Hyōgo) is a Japanese musician and one of the guitarists of Dir en grey. ... For the politician, see Jerry J. OConnell Michael Jeremiah Jerry OConnell (born February 17, 1974), is an American television and film actor. ... Bryan White was born February 17, 1974 in Lawton, Oklahoma. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles C. Scruggs, Jr. ... Lee Kyung-eun (popularly known as Harisu, in Korean hangul: 하리수, hanja: 河莉秀) (born 17 February 1975) is a singer, model and actress from South Korea. ... Todd Harvey (b. ... Vaclav Prospal (born February 17, 1975 in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic) is a professional ice hockey leftwinger who plays for the National Hockey Leagues Anaheim Mighty Ducks. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kelly Carlson Kelly Carlson (February 17, 1976) is an American actress. ... Scott Ryan Williamson (born February 17, 1976 in Fort Polk North, Louisiana) is a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Jacob Wetterling (born February 17, 1978) was abducted at age 11 in St. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Joshua David Willingham (born February 17, 1979 in Florence, Alabama), is an American Major League Baseball player for the Florida Marlins. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Jason Morgan Ritter (born February 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, son of the late actor John Ritter and grandson of actors Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay. ... Albert Harrington (born February 17, 1980 in Orange, New Jersey) is a professional basketball player currently playing for the NBAs Atlanta Hawks. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor. ... Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American celebrity and socialite. ... Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois) better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Adriano Leite Ribeiro (born February 17, 1982 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), known simply as The Walrus, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Inter Milan. ... Brian Anthony Bruney (born on February 17, 1982 in Astoria, Oregon) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Gérald Cid (born 17 February 1983 in Talence, Gironde) is a French football defender, currently playing for FC Girondins de Bordeaux. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... This article is about the year. ... Kenta Kamakari (or Kamakari Kenta, 鎌苅健太)is a Japanese actor and voice actor, famous for his role as Ryo Shishido in the Prince of Tennis musicals. ... Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (b. ... Chris Scoville (born February 17, 1984 in Grand Rapids, Michigan), better known by his ring name Jimmy Jacobs, is an American professional wrestler currently working for Ring of Honor. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Joey OBrien (born February 17, 1986 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish U21 international midfielder who plays soccer for Bolton Wanderers of the FA Premier League. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Bonnie Kathleen Wright (born February 17, 1991) is an English actress, best known for her role in the Harry Potter films as Ginny Weasley. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Sasha Pieterse is a young actress born in Johannesberg, South Africa on Feb. ...

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Events Roman Emperor Septimius Severus sacks Ctesiphon and captures an enormous number of its inhabitants as slaves. ... Clodius Albinus. ... Events February 28 - Valentinian I is elected Roman emperor by the army. ... This siliqua of Jovian, ca 363, celebrates his fifth year of reign, as a good omen. ... Ordinary Magistrates Extraordinary Magistrates Titles and Honors Emperor Politics and Law This article discusses the nature of the imperial dignity, and its dynastic development throughout the history of the Empire. ... Events September 29 - Leo succeeds Sixtus as Pope. ... Saint Mesrob Mashdots (Armenian: Western:&#1348;&#1381;&#1405;&#1408;&#1400;&#1378; &#1348;&#1377;&#1399;&#1380;&#1400;&#1409;; Eastern:&#1348;&#1381;&#1405;&#1408;&#1400;&#1402; &#1348;&#1377;&#1399;&#1407;&#1400;&#1409; [Mesrop Mashtots]) (360 - February 17, 440) was an Armenian monk, theologian and linguist. ... Events Emperor Go-Murakami ascends to the throne of Japan Kashmir is conquered by the muslims Births July 23 - King Louis I of Naples (d. ... Otto the Merry (July 23, 1301 - February 17, 1339) was a Duke of Austria and the youngest son of Albert I of Germany and Elisabeth of Tirol. ... Events February 7 - Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first Prince of Wales End of the reign of Emperor Go-Fushimi, emperor of Japan Emperor Go-Nijō ascends to the throne of Japan Dante was sent into Exile in Florence. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Kogon of Japan, fourth of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Start of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Charterhouse Carthusian Monastery founded in Aldersgate, London. ... Ivan Alexander (Bulgarian: , transliterated Ivan AleksandÇŽr;[1] IPA: ), also known as John Alexander,[2] ruled as Emperor (Tsar) of Bulgaria from 1331 to 1371,[3] during the Second Bulgarian Empire. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... Friedrich Sylburg (1536 - February 17, 1596), was a German classical scholar. ... Year 1536 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... 1600 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Giordano Bruno Giordano Bruno (1548, Nola – February 17, 1600, Rome) was an Italian philosopher, priest, cosmologist, and occultist. ... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... Ferdinando I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (30 July 1549 &#8211; 17 February 1609) was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1587 to 1609, having succeeded his older brother Francesco I. Ferdinando was the fourth son of Cosimo I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Eleonora of Toledo (1519... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... Juan de Mariana Juan de Mariana, (1536, Talavera - February 17th 1624, Madrid), was a Spanish historian. ... Year 1536 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... Abel Servien, marquis de Sablé et de Boisdauphin, comte de Roche-Servien (1593 - February 17, 1659) was a French diplomat. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... 1673 (MDCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Molière, engraved on the frontispiece to his Works. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles (October 31, 1599 - February 17, 1680) was an English statesman and writer, best known as one of the five members of parliament whom King Charles I of England attempted to arrest in 1642. ... Year 1599 was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jan Swammerdam (February 12, 1637 - February 17, 1680) was a Dutch biologist and microscopist. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ... Year 1715 (MDCCXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Antoine Galland (April 4, 1646 &#8212; February 17, 1715) was a French orientalist and archaeologist, and the first European translator of the Arabian Nights. ... 1646 (MDCXLVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events February 23 - First performance of Handels Orlando, in London June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. ... Louis Marchand (Lyons, February 2, 1669- Paris, February 17, 1732), Virtuoso organist and harpsichordist. ... // Events Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Arthur Onslow (October 1, 1691 - February 17, 1768), English politician, elder son of Foot Onslow (d. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 20 - Leislers Rebellion - New governor arrives in New York - Jacob Leisler surrenders after standoff of several hours March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender May 6... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Andreas Felix von Oefele (* May 17, 1706 in Munich, &#8224; February 17, 1780 in Munich) was a German historian and librarian. ... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ferdinando Maria Meinrado Francesco Pascale Rosario Carulli (February 9, 1770–February 17, 1841) was one of the most famous composers for classical guitar and the author of the first complete classical guitar method, which continues to be used today. ... For the village in Queensland, see 1770, Queensland. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Great Day of His Wrath, c. ... Year 1789 (MDCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (December 13, 1797 – February 17, 1856) was a journalist, an essayist, and one of the most significant German romantic poets. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quételet (February 22, 1796 - 1874) was a Belgian astronomer, mathematician, statistician and sociologist. ... Year 1796 (MDCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Napoléon Coste (June 28, 1806 – February 17, 1883) was a French guitarist and composer. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Commerative stamp issued by the Indian posts in 1984 Vasudeo Balwant Phadke (Marathi: वासुदेव बळवंत फडके) (1845-11-04–1883-02-17) was an Indian revolutionary and is widely regarded as the father of the armed struggle of Indias independence. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Wisconsin Historical Marker Christopher Latham Sholes (February 14, 1819 - February 17, 1890) is an American who contributed to the development of the typewriter. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Geronimo (disambiguation). ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Petty Officer Edgar Evans (1876 - February 17, 1912) was one of Robert Falcon Scotts companions on his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1911-1912. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... “Laurier” redirects here. ... Regions Political culture Foreign relations Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the Minister of the Crown who is head of the Government of Canada. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Albert I (April 8, 1875 – February 17, 1934) was the third King of the Belgians. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Siegbert Tarrasch Siegbert Tarrasch (March 5, 1862 – February 17, 1934) was one of the strongest chess players of the late 19th century and early 20th century. ... This article is about 1862 . ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Willy Hess (July 14, 1859 – 1939) was a famous violin virtuoso and violin teacher. ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Armand John A.J. Piron (August 16, 1888 _ February 17, 1943) was a United States jazz violinist and band leader. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky (Russian: , 24 January 1872 [O.S. 12 January]-17 February 1943) was a Russian painter notable for his Symbolist landscapes. ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hugh Raymond McCrae was an Australian writer born in Melbourne in 1876, the son of the Australian author George Gordon McCrae. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nita Naldi Nita Naldi (April 1, 1897 - February 17, 1961) was one of the most successful silent film actresses of the Roaring Twenties. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bruno Walter (Bruno Walter Schlesinger) (September 15, 1876 – February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor and composer. ... Year 1876 Pick up Sticks(MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shmuel Yosef Agnon (Hebrew: שמואל יוסף עגנון; known as shay agnon, born Shmuel Yosef Czaczkes) (July 17, 1888 – February 17, 1970) was the first Hebrew writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature (1966). ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... For the toll-free telephone number see Toll-free telephone number Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was a major American composer of music for films. ... Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Janani Luwum (1922 &#8211; 1977), was the archbishop of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Boga-Zaire (1974 &#8211; 1977). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Nestor George Chylak, Jr. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Lee Strasberg (November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was an American director, actor, producer, and acting teacher. ... Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Vernon Louis Gomez (November 26, 1908–February 17, 1989) American baseball player of Hispanic descent, left-handed, major league pitcher who played in the American League for the New York Yankees between 1930 and 1942. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Erik Rhodes (1906-1990) Erik Rhodes (February 10, 1906 – February 17, 1990) born Ernest Sharpe at El Reno, in the Indian Territory, in what was to become the state of Oklahoma. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Clarence Hap Day (June 1, 1901–February 17, 1990) was a Canadian sportsman in ice hockey who enjoyed a 33-year career with the National Hockey League as a player, referee, coach and general manager. ... Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Randy Shilts (August 8, 1951 – February 17, 1994) was a gay American journalist and author. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Hervé Bazin (Jean-Pierre Hervé-Bazin) (April 7, 1911, Angers - February 17, 1996, Angers) was a French writer, whose best-known novels (based on his own life) covered topics of teenage rebellion and dysfunctional families. ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Honour killings are often perpetrated in Muslim-majority areas, especially in countries of the Middle East. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Ernst Jünger Ernst Jünger, (March 29, 1895 – February 17, 1998) was a German author of novels and accounts of his war experiences. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Levan May 17, 1921 - February 17, 1998) was an American composer and lyricist. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Khalid Abdul Muhammad Khalid Abdul Muhammad born Harold Moore, Jr. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Geary, an ex-player and general manager of the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, died on February 17, 2001. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... José López Portillo y Pacheco (June 16, 1920 – February 17, 2004) was the President of Mexico from 1976 to 1982. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dan OHerlihy (May 1, 1919–February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Omar Sivori (October 2, 1935 - February 17, 2005) was an Argentine football player. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ray Barretto a. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Always to be rememberd. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Bill Cowsill, William Cowsill or Billy Cowsill (born January 9, 1948 - died 17 February 2006) is an American singer best known as lead singer and guitarist of The Cowsills who had two top 5 singles in the late 1960s. ... The Cowsills were a band specializing in what would later be defined as Pop or Bubblegum Rock. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Jurga IvanauskaitÄ— (14 November 1961, Vilnius – 17 February 2007, Vilnius) was a Lithuanian writer, perhaps the most famous in her country. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Lee Alfonso (January 24, 1965 – February 17, 2007) better known by his ring name Mike Awesome, was an American professional wrestler best known in America for his work in Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and in World Wrestling Entertainment and also in Japan for his work with Frontier... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maurice Papon (September 3, 1910 – February 17, 2007) was a former official of the French Vichy government who collaborated with Nazi Germany in World War II and was in charge of the Paris police during the Paris massacre of 1961. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

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For other uses, see Roman Empire (disambiguation). ... In Roman mythology, Quirinus was a mysterious god. ... In Roman mythology, Quirinus was an early god of the Roman state. ... In ancient Latvia, Tanis Diena was a sacred holiday held on February 17. ...

Liturgical feasts

The Servite Order, whose members are known as Servite Friars or Servants of Mary, is one of the five original mendicant orders, the objects of which are the sanctification of its members, preaching the Gospel, and the propagation of devotion to the Mother of God, with special reference to her... Saint Alexis Falconieri (Florence, 1200–Mount Senario, 17 February 1310) is one of the seven founders of the Order of the Servites and, as such, commemorated on their common feast day, 17 February — the day of Alexis death. ... Saint Constabilis (Italian: ) (ca. ... Feb. ...

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