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 This day in History - January 17
414 Historic Events for January 17
1966

Shabba Ranks, reggae singer

Birth
1966

Rexton Gordon, Jamaican dj/rapper (Shabba Ranks-Extra Naked)

Birth
1966

Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50

Death
1966

Don Myrah, Oakland Calif, cyclist (Olympics-20th-96)

Birth
1966

Karissa Rushing, Benton Arkansas, Miss Arkansas-America (1991)

Birth
1966

Anna Ivan, La Jolla Cal, tennis star

Birth
1967

Gregory Caccia, Bayshore NY, team handball right back (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1967

Evelyn Nesbit, actress (Redemption), dies at 82

Death
1967

William Michael Heinen Jr, Rayne LA, PGA golfer (1994 Shell Houston)

Birth
1968

Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83

Death
1968

Soyuz 4 and 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft

Event
1969

Beatles release Yellow Submarine album in UK

Event
1969

Debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US

Event
1969

Soyuz 5 lands

Event
1969

Grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59

Death
1970

Jeremy Roenick, Boston MA, NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes)

Birth
1970

Candace Murray, Vancouver BC, softball shortstop (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Darnell Walker, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)

Birth
1970

357 baseball players are available in the free-agent draft

Event
1970

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-3

Event
1970

John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Mass)

Event
1970

Sporting News names Willie Mays as Player of the Decade for the 1960s

Event
1970

Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32

Death
1971

Peter Winter, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)

Birth
1971

Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)

Birth