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 This day in History - November 17
368 Historic Events for November 17
1903

Joseph Kaminski, composer

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1904

Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)

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1904

George Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC

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1905

Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden

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1905

Philip EFMCBLG, earl of Flanders, dies

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1905

Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman and leggie 99 on Test debut)

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1905

Adolf WAKF, duke of Nassau/grand duke of Luxembourg, dies at 88

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1905

Mischa Auer, [Ounskowsky], St Petersburg Rus, actor (My Man Godfrey)

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1905

Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes and Mouth)

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1906

Betty Bronson, Trenton NJ, actress (Evel Knievel, One Stolen Night)

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1906

Soichiro Honda, Japan, founder/CEO (Honda Motor Co)

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1909

Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer (Heart of the Matter)

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1911

Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade)

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1911

Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO (Fujisankei Com Group)

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1911

William Tannen, NYC, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull)

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1913

1st US dental hygienists course forms, Bridgeport, Ct

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1913

Panama Canal opens

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1914

Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)

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1914

US declares Panama Canal Zone neutral

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1916

Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)

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1917

F-Auguste-R Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77

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1917

Jack Lescoulie, Sacramento Calif, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)

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1917

Lenin defended "temporary" removal of freedom of the press

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1918

Social Democratic Party becomes Communistc Party Holland: CPH

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1919

Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist

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