January 17th

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The January 17 (in Austria and South Tyrol : January 17 ) is the 17th day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 348 days (349 days in leap years) by year end.

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Events

Politics and world events

395: The Roman Empire at Theodosius I's death
1328: Coronation of Ludwig of Bavaria
1641: Johan Banér
1772: Count Struensee arrested
1852: Andries Pretorius
1945: Remains of a blown crematorium
1945: Raoul Wallenberg
1972: Flag of Bangladesh
1991: Operations in the Second Gulf War

economy

science and technology

1813: electric arc
1912: Scott at Amundsen's Polheim camp
1987: Coelacids

Culture

society

1994: The
American Star wreck

religion

1377: Gregory XI.

Disasters

  • 1966 : In the vicinity of Palomares in Almeria , Andalusia, crashes a 52 B-Boeing US Air Force with four bombs off after the engine fueling in the air with a -135 KC Boeing -Tankflugzeug collided . One of the four atomic bombs on board falls into the Mediterranean Sea, the others fall on the mainland and contaminate 220 hectares of agricultural land.
1994: Damage to a freeway after the Northridge earthquake
  • 1994 : The Northridge earthquake in Los Angeles kills 57 people and injures more than 9,000. The property damage is estimated at $ 20 billion, making the earthquake one of the most costly natural disasters in the United States. An unusual effect of the earthquake is an outbreak of valley fever ( coccidioidomycosis ), from which more people die in the following weeks.
1995: Earthquake damage in Kobe

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 17th century

Pedro Calderón de la Barca (* 1600)

17th century

18th century

Johannes Herzog (* 1773)

19th century

1801-1825

Max Preßler (* 1815)

1826-1850

Marie Wieck (* 1832)

1851-1875

1876-1900

Al Capone (* 1899)

20th century

1901-1925

Henk Badings (* 1907)
Edith Hultzsch (* 1908)
Edith Green (born 1910)
Jacob Pins (* 1917)
Duane Hanson (born 1925)

1926-1950

Eartha Kitt (* 1927)
Shari Lewis (born 1933)
John Bellairs (* 1938)
Annelie Keil (* 1939)
Muhammad Ali (* 1942)
Jan Guillou (* 1944)
Davíð Oddsson (* 1948)

1951-1975

Cath Wallace (born 1952)
Silvia Schenker (* 1954)
Bascha Mika (* 1954)
Paul Young (born 1956)
Jim Carrey (born 1962)
Michelle Obama (* 1964)
Joshua Malina (* 1966)
Kid Rock (* 1971)
Annemarie Jacir (* 1974)

1976-2000

Zooey Deschanel (* 1980)
Louise Lyksborg (* 1988)

Died

Before the 16th century

Emperor Theodosius I († 395)
Elisabeth of Lorraine († 1456)

16th to 18th century

19th century

Adam Müller von Nittersdorf († 1829)
Chang and Eng Bunker († 1874)

20th century

1901-1950

Jacob Georg Agardh († 1901)
Louis Comfort Tiffany († 1933)

1951-2000

Patrice Lumumba († 1961)
Olav V. († 1991)

21st century

Camilo José Cela († 2002)
Zhao Ziyang († 2005)
Jakob Arjouni († 2013)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Anthony the Great , Egyptian hermit, monk father and patron saint (Anglican, Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox)

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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