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Encyclopedia > Jan 17

January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 348 days remaining (349 in leap years). The Gregorian calendar is the calendar widely used in the Western world. ... A leap year (or intercalary year) is a year containing an extra day or month in order to keep the calendar year in sync with an astronomical or seasonal year. ...

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January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 7 is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...


Events

Events Earliest English slave-trading expedition under John Hawkins. ... In the 16th and 17th centuries, the name of Huguenots came to apply to members of the Protestant Reformed Church of France. ... // Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, in 1640, following the Bishops Wars. ... Charles I (19 November 1600–30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625, until his death. ... The term English Civil War (or Wars) refers to the series of armed conflicts and political machinations which took place between Parliamentarians and Royalists from 1642 until 1651. ... Events January 8 - Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Stirling April 16 - Battle of Culloden brings an end to the Jacobite Risings October 22 - The College of New Jersey is founded (it becomes Princeton University in 1896) October 28 - An earthquake demolishes Lima and Callao, in Peru Catharine de Ricci (born 1522... Bonnie Prince Charlie Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Silvester Maria Stuart (December 31, 1720 – January 31, 1788), was the exiled claimant to the thrones of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Charles was the son of James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, who was in... The House of Hanover (the Hanoverians) were a German royal dynasty which succeeded the House of Stuart as kings of Great Britain in 1714. ... Falkirks location in Scotland Falkirk (An Eaglais Bhreac in Scottish Gaelic) is a town in Scotland, in the district of Falkirk. ... This article is not about the Jacobite Orthodox Church, nor is it about Jacobinism or the earlier Jacobean period. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... British explorer James Cook, portrait by Nathaniel Dance, c. ... Zoomable PDF of the map this is based on The Antarctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. ... 1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Daniel Morgan (1736-1802) was an American pioneer, soldier, and Congressman from Virginia. ... Lieutenant-Colonel Banastre Tarleton by Sir Joshua Reynolds Sir Banastre Tarleton (August 21, 1754–January 25, 1833) was a British soldier and politician. ... Cowpens may refer to: Battle of Cowpens Cowpens, South Carolina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ... 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios (July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830) was a South American revolutionary leader. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Boer is the Afrikaans (and Dutch) word for farmer. ... Flag of Transvaal The Transvaal was one of the provinces of South Africa from 1910 until 1994. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The First Battle of the Stronghold (January 17, 1873) was the second battle in the Modoc War of 1872–1873. ... ... The Modoc War, also known as the Lava Beds War, was an armed conflict between the Native American Modoc tribe and the United States Army in southern Oregon and northern California from 1872 - 1873. ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The word Dervish, especially in European languages, refers to members of Sufi Muslim ascetic religious fraternities, known for their extreme poverty and austerity, similar to mendicant friars. ... Abu Klea is a halting-place for caravans in the Bayuda Desert of Sudan. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A sugar is a carbohydrate which is sweet to taste. ... Various other Committees of Safety have been created in modern world history. ... Her Majesty Lili‘uokalani, Queen of Hawai‘i Queen Lili‘uokalani of Hawai‘i (September 2, 1838 - November 11, 1917), given the Christian name Lydia Lili‘uokalani and later named Lydia K. Dominis, was the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i. ... Princess Victoria Ka‘iulani, a member of the Kalākaua Dynasty, was in line to become Queen of Hawai‘i when her kingdom was overthrown by a small group of non-Hawaiian residents and United States citizens with the aid of the United States Marine Corps. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... Captain Sir Robert Falcon Scott RN (June 6, 1868 - March 29, 1912) was a British Naval officer and Antarctic explorer. ... Location of the South Pole in the Antarctic continent. ... Roald Amundsen Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (July 16, 1872–June 18?, 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Popeye from an opening still from a 1950s Famous Studios cartoon short, with his characteristic corncob pipe and single good eye. ... A cartoon is any of several forms of art, with varied meanings that evolved from one to another. ... Elzie Crisler Segar (born December 8, 1894 - died October 13, 1938) was an American cartoonist who created the famous comic-strip character Popeye in 1929. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... State motto: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (transliteration: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Russian: Workers of the world, unite!) Official language None; Russian (de facto) Capital Moscow Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km²  ?% Population  - Total  - Density 3rd before collapse 293,047,571 (July 1991) 13. ... Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Nazi party used a right-facing swastika as their symbol and the red and black colors were said to represent Blut und Boden (blood and soil). ... Auschwitz is the name loosely used to identify three main Nazi German concentration camps and 45-50 sub-camps. ... State motto: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (transliteration: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Russian: Workers of the world, unite!) Official language None; Russian (de facto) Capital Moscow Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km²  ?% Population  - Total  - Density 3rd before collapse 293,047,571 (July 1991) 13. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Raoul Wallenberg Raoul Wallenberg   listen? (born August 4, 1912, in Stockholm, Sweden – date of death uncertain) was a Swedish diplomat and a member of the influential Swedish Wallenberg family. ... State motto: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (transliteration: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Russian: Workers of the world, unite!) Official language None; Russian (de facto) Capital Moscow Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km²  ?% Population  - Total  - Density 3rd before collapse 293,047,571 (July 1991) 13. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... A session of the Security Council in progress The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Goldbergs was a situation comedy which ran on USA radio from 1929 to 1947 and then on television from 1949 to 1956. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Great Brinks Robbery was a famous armed robbery of the Brinks Building in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1950. ... Nickname: Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Founded  -Incorporated September 17, 1630 1820, as a city  County Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 232. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Simon & Garfunkel, Bookends Simon and Garfunkel were an American popular music duo comprised of Paul Simon and Arthur Art Garfunkel. ... Sounds of Silence is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released January 17, 1966. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft, first manufactured in 1956 and expected to remain in service into the 2020s. ... The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945 lifted nuclear fallout some 18 km (60,000 feet) above the epicenter. ... Palomares is a fishing village in Spain. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... BMCM Carl Brashear along with Cuba Gooding, Jr. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (September 11, 1917–September 28, 1989) was the tenth President of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Portrait photograph of Bob Dylan taken by Daniel Kramer Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941) is a highly influential American songwriter, musician, and poet. ... Blood on the Tracks is a 1975 album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Gary Mark Gilmore (December 4, 1940 – January 17, 1977) was a career criminal who was the first person legally executed in the United States after the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. ... Execution by firing squad is a method of capital punishment, especially in times of war. ... State nickname: Beehive State Other U.S. States Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. ... In law, a moratorium (from Latin morari, to delay) is a legal authorization postponing for a specified time the payment of debts or obligations. ... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the judicially ordered execution of a prisoner as a punishment for a serious crime, often called a capital offense or a capital crime. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cold Sunday was a meteorological event which took place on January 17, 1982, when unprecedentedly cold air swept down from Canada and plunged temperatures across much of the United States far below existing all-time record lows. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BT Group plc (which trades as just BT, and is commonly known by its former name, British Telecom) is the privatised former British state telecommunications operator. ... A K6 red telephone box designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott K2 red telephone boxes behind Enzo Plazzottas bronze, Young Dancer, on Broad Street, Covent Garden, London A red telephone box in Oxford The red telephone box, a public telephone kiosk designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, was a... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The 1991 Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations mandated by the United Nations and led by the United States. ... See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ... Polish missile wz. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... King Harald V of Norway (Photo from the October 2003 State Visit to Brazil). ... His Majesty King Olav V (July 2, 1903 - January 17, 1991) reigned as King of Norway from 1957 to 1991. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Green Day is a pop punk band consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong (lead vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass, backing vocals, born Michael Ryan Pritchard), and Tré Cool (drummer, born Frank Edwin Wright III, in Germany). ... Kerplunk! is the punk rock band Green Days second album. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a trembling or a shaking movement of the Earths surface. ... Northridge is a community in the City of Los Angeles. ... The 1994 Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, 1994 at 4:30:55 am Pacific Standard Time in the city of Los Angeles, California. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a trembling or a shaking movement of the Earths surface. ... Failed to parse (syntax error): [[Media:[[Image: == [[[[[[[Media:Example. ... Port Tower at night Kōbe (Japanese: 神戸市; -shi) is a city in Japan, located on the island of Honshu. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Paula Corbin Jones (born Paula Rosalee Corbin on September 17, 1966 in Lonoke, Arkansas) was a former Arkansas state employee who sued President Bill Clinton for sexual harassment. ... The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... Sexual harassment is harassment of a sexual nature, typically in the workplace or other setting where raising objections or refusing may have negative consequences. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mount Nyiragongo is a dormant volcano in the Virunga Mountains associated with the Great Rift Valley or East African Rift. ...

Births

Events January 5 - Poet Francois Villon is banned from Paris Births January 17 - Friedrich III, Saxon elector (d. ... Friedrich III (January 17, 1463 — May 5, 1525), also known as Frederick the Wise, was Elector of Saxony (from the House of Wettin) from 1486 to his death. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... // Events January 1 - French troops surrender Gaeta to the Spanish under Cordoba. ... Saint Pius V, né Antonio Ghislieri, from 1518 called Michele Ghislieri (January 17, 1504 - May 1, 1572) was pope from 1566 to 1572 and is a saint of the Catholic Church. ... Events January 16 - Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England. ... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berhick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... Gaspard Bauhin Gaspard Bauhin, or Caspar Bauhin (January 17, 1560 – December 5, 1624), was a Swiss-French botanist. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... // Events January January 1 - Scotland adopts January 1st as being New Years Day February February 17 - Giordano Bruno burned in a stake for heresy July July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the coastal dunes. ... Pedro Calderón de la Barca (January 17, 1600 - May 25, 1681), Spanish dramatist and poet, was born at Madrid. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... Events January 20 - Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron (January 17, 1612 - November 12, 1671), parliamentary general and commander-in-chief during the English Civil War, the eldest son of Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Baron Fairfax of Cameron, was born at Denton, near Otley, Yorkshire. ... Events May 9 - Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... Archibald Bower (January 17, 1686 _ September 3, 1766), was a Scottish historian. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 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 November 5 - The Dublin Gazette publishes its first edition. ... Benjamin Franklin by Jean-Baptiste Greuze 1777 For the former mayor of Nepean, see Ben Franklin (politician) Dr. Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was an American printer, journalist, publisher, author, philanthropist, abolitionist, public servant, scientist, librarian, diplomat and inventor. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Sir James Hall (January 17, 1761 - June 23, 1832) was a geologist and geophysicist, born in Dunglass, Scotland. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... John Jacob (originally Johann Jakob) Astor (July 17, 1763 - March 29, 1848) made a fortune in fur trading and real estate. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Joshua A. Norton, Emperor Norton I Joshua Abraham Norton (ca. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Anne Brontë (January 17, 1820 – May 28, 1849) was a British author, the youngest of the trio of famous Brontë sisters who wrote acclaimed Victorian romantic novels of manners and society. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Henry Martyn Baird (1832-1906), American historian and educationalist, a son of Robert Baird (1798-1863), a Presbyterian preacher and author who worked both in the United States and in Europe for the cause of temperance, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 17 1832. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Arthur Burdett Frost (January 17, 1851 - June 22, 1928) was an early American illustrator, graphic artist, and comics writer. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Douglas Hyde (Irish name Dubhghlas de hÍde) (17 January 1860 - 12 July 1949) was an Irish language scholar who served as the first President of Ireland between 1938 and 1945. ... The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland. ... 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Right Honourable David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, OM, PC (January 17, 1863 – March 26, 1945) was a British statesman and the last Liberal to be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Carl Laemmle ( January 17, 1867, Laupheim, Württemberg, Germany – September 24, 1939, Beverly Hills, California) was a pioneer in American film making and a founder of one of the original major Hollywood movie studios. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (1871-1936), born in County Wexford, Ireland, was an admiral in the Royal Navy. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Michael (or Micheal) Sinnott (January 17, 1880 - November 5, 1960), better known as Mack Sennett, was an innovator of slapstick comedy in film. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Antoni Marian Łomnicki Antoni Marian Łomnicki (b. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Noah Beery (January 17, 1882 - April 1, 1946) was an American actor. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... FBI mugshot of Capone, 1931 Alphonse Gabriel Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), more popularly known as Al Scarface Capone, was a famous American Gangster in the 1920s and 1930s, although his business card is reported to have said he was a dealer in used furniture. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nevil Shute (London, January 17, 1899 - Melbourne, January 12, 1960) (full name Nevil Shute Norway) was one of the most popular novelists of the mid-20th century. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... William Edgar Stafford (January 17, 1914 - August 28, 1993) was an American poet and noted pacifist, as well as the father of the poet and essayist Kim Stafford. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Antonio Prohias (January 17, 1921 - February 24, 1998) was a cartoonist most famous for creating the Spy vs. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (born January 17, 1922) was a American lawyer and United States Attorney General. ... White as Rose on The Golden Girls. ... Term of office: 1 December 1970 – 1 December 1976 Preceded by: Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Succeeded by: José López Portillo Date of birth: 17 January 1922 Place of birth: Mexico City Profession: Lawyer First Lady: María Esther Zuno Party: PRI Luis Echeverría Álvarez (born 17 January 1922... Seal of the Office of the President of Mexico The President of United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Robert Edmund Cormier (January 17, 1925 - November 2, 2000) was an American author. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Moira Shearer, Lady Kennedy (born Moira King on January 17, 1926, in Dunfermline, Scotland) is an internationally-famous ballet dancer and actress. ... Newton Norman Minow (born January 17, 1926) is best known for his Wasteland Speech, given to the National Association of Broadcasters convention on May 9, 1961. ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Eartha Kitt, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1952 Eartha Mae Kitt, born January 17, 1927, is an actress and singer. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jean Barraqué (January 17, 1928 – August 17, 1973) was a French composer. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Vidal Sassoon (born January 17, 1928) was one of the most influential hair stylists of the mid-1960s. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jacques Plante Joseph Jacques Plante (January 17, 1929 - February 27, 1986) was a Canadian ice hockey player. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... James Earl Jones James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is a well-known African American actor who was born Todd Jones in Arkabutla, Mississippi son of Robert Earl Jones and raised in Dublin, Michigan by his maternal grandparents. ... Lawrence Douglas Wilder (born January 17, 1931) is an American politician. ... Donald William Zimmer (born January 17, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former infielder, manager and coach in Major League Baseball. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan (January 17, 1933 – May 12, 2003) was the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1965 to 1977. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shari Lewis w/lamb chops play along cast. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Shereee North (born January 17, 1933) was an actress who appeared in numerous Hollywood movies and television series from the 1950s onwards. ... Categories: Stub | 1933 births ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Troy Donahue (January 27, 1936—September 2, 2001) was an American actor, known for being a teen idol. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Maury Povich publicity shot. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Kipchoge Kip Keino (born January 17, 1940) was a Kenyan runner. ... This article is about the year. ... Muhammad Ali-Haj (محمد على) (born January 17, 1942 as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. ... Ulf Hoelscher is a violinist born in Germany in 1943. ... Cus DAmato (b. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nancy Anne Parsons (b. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... René Préval (born January 17, 1943) was the President of Haiti from February 7, 1996 to February 7, 2001. ... This page lists presidents and other heads of state of Haiti. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... One of many compilations Françoise Hardy (b. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Davíð Oddsson Davíð Oddsson (born 17 January 1948, in Reykjavík, Iceland) is an Icelandic politician and the longest serving Prime Minister of Iceland (1991–2004). ... List of Prime Ministers of Iceland (the Minister of Iceland 1904-1917) Note about the coloring: Every combination which appears at least twice has been assigned a color. ... Mick Taylors debut solo album originally released in 1979. ... The Rolling Stones, mid-60s. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Andy Kaufman Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman (January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was a New York-born American self-described song and dance man. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Darrell Ray Porter (January 17, 1952-August 5, 2002), American baseball player, was one of the first American professional athletes to publicly admit he had a problem with substance abuse. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Steve Earle Steve Earle (born January 17, 1955) is a country musician who grew up in Schertz, Texas. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Antony Young (better known as Paul Young) is a British pop artist. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles (2003 promo photo) Susanna Hoffs (born 17 January 1959) is a vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Bangles. ... The Bangles in a 1980s publicity photo; Debbi Peterson, Susanna Hoffs, Vicki Peterson, Michael Steele. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jim Carrey James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian/American actor and comedian. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Shabba Ranks was the (internationally) most popular dancehall artist before Shaggy. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer (January 17, 1968 - ), Dutch poet, novelist, polemist and classic scholar, was born in Rijswijk, the Netherlands, now lives and works in Leiden. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Karl Frederik Lukas Moodysson (born January 17, 1969) is a Swedish film writer and director. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Jeremy Roenick on the Phoenix Coyotes. ... Genndy Tartakovsky (born January 17, 1970) is a leading modern animator. ... Pu-Orb-Orm James Wattana (born January 17, 1970) is a professional snooker player from Thailand. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Kid Rock Kid Rock (real name Robert Ritchie, born January 17, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan) is a performer who combines many genres of music together ranging from rock to rap and even country. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Ken Hirai (平井堅, ひらいけん, Hirai Ken, January 17, 1972), a Japanese R&B singer, was born in Osaka prefecture, and grew up in Nabari, Mie Prefecture. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Publicity still of Zooey Deschanel as Trillian in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (2005) Zooey Claire Deschanel (born January 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... modern pic of Sweetin. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. ... Alex Varkatzas was born January 17, 1982, Alex is the lead singer of Atreyu. ... Atreyu Atreyu (meaning pillow moshl) is a metalcore band from Orange County, California named after the character Atreyu from The Neverending Story and is signed to Victory Records. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nikki Reed In the movie Thirteen, Nikki Reed and Evan Rachel Wood were trouble Nicole Elizabeth Reed (born January 17, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA), better known as Nikki Reed, is a teenaged movie actress, producer and writer. ...

Deaths

Events After the death of emperor Theodosius I, the Roman Empire is divided in an eastern and a western half. ... Flavius Theodosius (Cauca (modern Coca, Segovia, Spain), January 11, 347 - Milan, January 17, 395), also called Theodosius I and Theodosius the Great, was a Roman emperor. ... Roman Emperor is the title historians use to refer to rulers of the Roman Empire, after the epoch conventionally named the Roman Republic. ... Events Births Charles I of Savoy February 29 - Pope Paul III Juan del Encina, Spanish poet, dramatist and composer Deaths February 3 - Johannes Gutenberg, publisher Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, Albanias national hero Gennadius II, Patriarch of Constantinople Joanot Martorell, author of Tirant lo Blanc Categories: 1468 ... Scanderbeg sculpture from the Museum in Kruje. ... Events Early feminist Christine de Pizan writes The Book of the City of Ladies Erection of Bath Abbey (-- 1499) Publication of Bellifortis by Konrad Kyeser (book on military technology) Chinese fleet commander Zheng He set sail to explore the world for the first time. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ... Faust Vrančić (1551, Šibenik - January 17, 1617, Venice), also known as Faust Verantius, was a humanist, philosopher, historian, lexicographer, and inventor. ... Events Russia, Reforming Synod of the metropolite Macaire, Orthodoxy: introduction of a calendar of the saints and an ecclesiastical law code ( Stoglav ) Major outbreak of the sweating sickness in England. ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... The young bull, 2. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... John Ray. ... Events A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia. ... // Events July 21 - Treaty of Passarowitz signed November 22 - Off the coast of Virginia, English pirate Edward Teach (best known as Blackbeard) is killed in battle when a British boarding party cornered and then shot and stabbed him more than 25 times. ... Captain Church Captain Benjamin Church (about 1639, Plymouth Colony – 17 January 1718, Little Compton, Rhode Island) was an American carpenter, military officer, and ranger during the Colonial era. ... Events 12 February — The San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated. ... Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (May 3, 1662, Herford - January 17, 1737, Dresden) was a German master builder who helped to rebuild Dresden after the fire of 1685, and designed Dresden Castle and the Pillnitz church. ... Events March 18 – Short-timed experiment of the first public buses holding 8 passengers begins in Paris May 3/May 2 - Catherine of Braganza marries Charles II of England – as part of the dowry, Portugal cedes Bombay and Tangier to England May 9 - Samuel Pepys witnessed a Punch and Judy... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 31 - The future King George III of the United Kingdom succeeds his father as Prince of Wales. ... Tomaso Albinoni (June 14, 1671, Venice, Italy – January 17, 1751, Venice) was an Italian baroque composer. ... Events May 9 - Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Juan Crisóstomo Jacobo Antonio de Arriaga y Balzola (January 27, 1806 – January 17, 1826) was a Spanish composer, nicknamed the Spanish Mozart. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Eliza Rosanna Gilbert (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 the mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. ... 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Amilcare Ponchielli (August 31, 1834 _ January 17, 1886) was an Italian composer. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Order: 19th President Vice President: William A. Wheeler Term of office: March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1881 Preceded by: Ulysses S. Grant Succeeded by: James Garfield Date of birth: October 4, 1822 Place of birth: Delaware, Ohio Date of death: January 17, 1893 Place of death: Fremont, Ohio First Lady... The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... 1822 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Patrice Lumumba Patrice Emery Lumumba (July 2, 1925 - January, 1961) was an African nationalist leader and the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo when it declared its independence in June 1960. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Terence Hanbury White (May 29, 1906 - January 17, 1964) was a writer. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Evelyn Nesbit (December 25, 1884 - January 17, 1967) was a model noted for her entanglement in the murder of her ex-lover, architect Stanford White, by her husband, Harry K. Thaw. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... An American author born in Brooklyn in 1896, Betty Smith was the author of the instant bestseller, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, published in 1943. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Gary Mark Gilmore (December 4, 1940 – January 17, 1977) was a career criminal who was the first person legally executed in the United States after the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Winstead Sheffield Doodles Weaver (May 11, 1911–January 17, 1983) was an American comedy actor. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... His Majesty King Olav V (July 2, 1903 - January 17, 1991) reigned as King of Norway from 1957 to 1991. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Albert Habib Hourani (March 31, 1915 – January 17, 1993) was a prominent scholar of Middle Eastern history through much of the 20th century. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Helen Herring Stephens (February 3, 1918 – January 17, 1994) was an American athlete, a double Olympic champion in 1936. ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Barbara Charline Jordan (February 21, 1936 – January 17, 1996) was an American politician from Texas. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clyde William Tombaugh (February 4, 1906 – January 17, 1997) was an American astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto in 1930. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Note: if you came to this web page after seeing it in a SPAM email, please be advised that (a) we have nothing to do with that spam and (b) the person who sent you the message is a criminal who is trying to steal your money. ... List of Heads of State of Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) Affiliations:- See also:- Congo Heads of Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Heads of State of the Congo Free State Colonial Heads of Congo Zaire Lists of Incumbents Categories: Lists of office-holders | Democratic Republic of the... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gregory Corso (illustration) Gregory Corso (March 26, 1930 – January 17, 2001) was an American poet, the fourth member of the canon of Beat Generation writers (with Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs). ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Camilo Jos Cela Trulock (May 11, 1916–January 17, 2002) was a Spanish writer. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Donald Crenna (November 30, 1926 - January 17, 2003) was an American actor. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Czesław Niemen (real name Czesław Juliusz Wydrzycki) (February 16, 1939 - January 17, 2004) was one of the most important and original Polish rock musicians, singing mainly in the Polish language. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ray Stark (October 3, 1915 - January 17, 2004) was a film producer and powerbroker known for his Machiavellian ways. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Noble Willingham (August 31, 1931 in Mineola, Texas—January 17, 2004 in Palm Springs, California) was an American television and film actor. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Charles Hamilton Bell (November 7, 1960 - January 17, 2005) was an Australian business executive. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Virginia Mayo, 1944 Virginia Mayo (November 30, 1920 - January 17, 2005) was an American film actress. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Albert Schatz (1839-1910), a musicologist, composer, and/or librettist[1] Albert Schatz (born 1879), a law professor at the University of Dijon and historian of 19th century individualism and Jean-Baptiste Say. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Zhao Ziyang (Simplified Chinese: 赵紫阳; Traditional Chinese: 趙紫陽; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chao Tzu-yang) (October 17, 1919–January 17, 2005) was a politician in the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Premier ( Chinese: 总理 pinyin: zŏnglĭ), sometimes referred to as the Prime Minister, is the Chairman of the State Council of the Peoples Republic of China and head of Central Peoples Government. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ...

Holidays and observances

In ancient Latvia, Zirgu Diena (day of horses) was a festival held on January 17. ... This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. ... It has been suggested that Anthony the Abbot be merged into this article or section. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Martin Luther King Jr. ...

External links

  • BBC: On This Day

January 16 - January 18 - December 17 - February 17 -- listing of all days January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Condensed list of historical anniversaries. ...

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