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 This day in History - January 17
414 Historic Events for January 17
1931

James Earl Jones, Miss, actor (Darth Vader, Exorcist II, Soul Man)

Birth
1931

L Douglas Wilder, (Gov-D-Va)

Birth
1931

Frederick Alfred Fox, composer

Birth
1933

Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)

Birth
1933

Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt

Birth
1933

Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)

Birth
1933

Sheree North, [Dawn Bethel], LA, actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show)

Birth
1933

John Hodges, cricketer (6 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies

Death
1933

Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled

Event
1933

Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire

Birth
1934

Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer

Birth
1934

Shari Lewis, Bronx NY, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop)

Birth
1934

Donald Cammell, film director

Birth
1934

Electric Home and Farm Authority incorporated

Event
1934

NY Giants reward MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with $18,000 contract

Event
1934

Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants

Event
1935

Jimmy Powell, Dallas TX, PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic)

Birth
1935

Paul O[sborne] Williams, US, sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle)

Birth
1936

Jerry Fogel, Rochester NY, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow)

Birth
1938

Supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman

Event
1938

John Bellairs, US, sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom)

Birth
1938

Paul Revere, Harvard Nebraska, pianist (Paul Revere and Raiders)

Birth
1938

William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79

Death
1939

Maury Povich, TV host (Current Affair, Maury)/Mr Connie Chung

Birth
1939

Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert

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