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 This day in History - March 17
429 Historic Events for March 17
1888

Frank Buck, actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs)

Birth
1889

Joseph A Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet, dies at 68

Death
1890

Harold Morris, composer

Birth
1891

British Steamer "Utopia" sinks off Gibraltar killing 574

Event
1891

Napoleon JKP Bonaparte, Fren prince/member Natl Convention, dies at 68

Death
1892

Sayed Darwish, composer

Birth
1894

Paul Green, US, novelist/playwright (In Abraham's Bosom)

Birth
1894

US and China sign treaty preventing Chinese laborers from entering US

Event
1895

Shemp Howard, Bkln, comedian (3 Stooges, Bank Dick) [or 1891]

Birth
1897

Bob Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1898

Blanche Kelso Bruce, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881), dies at 57, in Washington

Death
1898

1st practical submarine 1st submerges, NYC (for 1 hour 40 minutes)

Event
1899

Windsor luxury hotel in NYC catches fire, 92 die

Event
1899

Gloria Swanson, Chicago IL, actress (Sadie Thompson, Killer Bees) [OS]

Birth
1900

Stanley Cup: Montreal Shamrocks sweep Halifax Crescents in 2

Event
1900

Alfred Newman, New Haven, composer (Love is a Many Splendored Thing)

Birth
1901

Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands

Event
1901

Franz Melde, German physicist (Melde Test), dies at 69

Death
1901

Eisaku Sato, premier of Japan (Nobel 1974)

Birth
1902

Stanley Cup: Montreal AAA beat Winnipeg Victorias, 2 games to 1

Event
1902

George William Warren, composer, dies at 73

Death
1902

Bobby Jones Jr, Atlanta Georgia, PGA golfer (Grand Slam 1930)

Birth
1905

Eleanor Roosevelt marries FDR in NY

Event
1906

Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], Berlin, actr (Gloria, Gold)

Birth
1906

Tamara Geva, dancer

Birth