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 This day in History - January 17
414 Historic Events for January 17
1922

Betty White, Oak Park, actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls)

Birth
1922

Luis Echeverr¡a Alvarez, president Mexico

Birth
1923

Origin of Brown[?] lunation numbers

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1923

Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift)

Birth
1923

Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied

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1924

Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)

Birth
1925

A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)

Birth
1925

Duane Hanson, US sculptor

Birth
1925

Rock Hudson, Winnetka Ill, actor (McMillian and Wife)

Birth
1925

Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes and Arias)

Birth
1926

Clyde Walcott, cricketer (one of the three W's, later ICC chairman)

Birth
1926

Moira Shearer, Dunfermline Scotland, ballerina (Red Shoes)

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1926

Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer

Birth
1926

George Burns marries Gracie Allen

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1927

Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer

Birth
1927

Donald Erb, Youngstown, Ohio, composer

Birth
1927

Eartha Kitt, singer/actress (Catwoman-Batman)

Birth
1928

Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)

Birth
1928

Jean Barraqu‚, French composer

Birth
1928

Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

Birth
1928

1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented

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1929

Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Qu‚bec, NHL goaltender (#1)

Birth
1929

Popeye makes 1st appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theater"

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1930

Robert Ceely, composer

Birth
1930

Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader

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