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 This day in History - November 17
368 Historic Events for November 17
1886

Crane Wilbur, Athens NY, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo)

Birth
1887

Bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall (WW II-African campaign)

Birth
1888

Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)

Birth
1888

St Tsjaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in Petersburg

Event
1889

Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland and SF

Event
1890

Jack Cusack, pro football pioneer (Canton Bulldogs)

Birth
1891

Jean Del Val, [Gautier], France, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces)

Birth
1891

Guido Pannain, composer

Birth
1892

Max Deutsch, composer

Birth
1893

Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, king of Bulgaria (1879-86), dies at 36

Death
1894

Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat

Birth
1894

Daily Racing Form founded

Event
1894

Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)

Birth
1897

Frank Fay, SF CA, actor (God's Gift to Women, Love Nest)

Birth
1897

Ed Baker, Davis WV, actor (Keystone Kops)

Birth
1897

Sara Haden, Galveston Tx, actress (A Family Affair)

Birth
1899

Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)

Birth
1900

Marcel Dalio, Paris, actor (Casablanca)

Birth
1901

Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer

Birth
1901

Max Zehnder, composer

Birth
1901

Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (Somewhere in the Night)

Birth
1901

Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer (4 time British Amateur champ)

Birth
1901

Walter Hallstein, West German politician (CDU) (Hallstein doctrine)

Birth
1902

Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)

Birth
1902

Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All)

Birth