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 This day in History - January 17
414 Historic Events for January 17
1990

Dave Stewart signs record $3,500,000 per year Oak A's contract

Event
1990

Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Event
1991

Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on Israel

Event
1991

Operation Desert Storm: 1st US pilot shot down (Jeffrey Zahn)

Event
1991

Operation Desert Storm begins-US led allies vs Iraq

Event
1991

Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies

Death
1991

Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title

Event
1992

Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95

Death
1992

Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies

Death
1992

Charlie Ventura, jazz sax (Bop for the people), dies at 75 of cancer

Death
1992

Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)

Event
1993

Ger ter Horst, Dutch soccer trainer (Sparta), dies

Death
1993

Russian Irina Privalova cycles world record 300m indoor (35.45")

Event
1993

14th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 32 awards

Event
1994

Klaas Peereboom, Dutch sports reporter (Het Parool), dies at 77

Death
1994

Chung Il Kwon, PM of S Korea (1964-70), dies

Death
1994

Allan G Odell, Ad exec (Burma Shave), dies at 90

Death
1994

6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage

Event
1994

Liz Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment

Event
1994

Han Jansen, Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies at 61

Death
1994

Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/sax, dies at 84

Death
1994

Grady "Fats" Jackson, tenor Sax Player, dies at 66

Death
1995

Australia beat Australia A 2-0 to win the World Series Cup

Event
1995

Isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival pioneer, dies at 82

Death
1995

Urias Nooteboom, Dutch journalist/critic (The Time), dies at 54

Death