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 This day in History - June 17
383 Historic Events for June 17
1895

US Ship Canal (W 225th St) in the Bronx completed; cutting Marble Hill off from Manhattan

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1897

William Frank Powell, NJ educator, named minister to Haiti

Event
1898

US Senate agrees to annex Hawaii

Event
1898

Maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist

Birth
1900

Hermann Reuter, composer

Birth
1900

Martin Bormann, propoganda minister (Hitler)

Birth
1903

Michail Swetlow, writer

Birth
1904

Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist

Birth
1904

Ralph Bellamy, Chicago, actor (Air Mail, Dive Bomber, Trading Places)

Birth
1905

M ximo G¢mez, Cuban general, dies at 68

Death
1906

Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer

Birth
1906

William Dale, international legal consultant, dies

Death
1906

Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies

Death
1908

Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief)

Birth
1908

Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/Writer

Birth
1908

John Verrall, composer

Birth
1910

Herbert Owen Reed, composer

Birth
1910

Lady Mosley, biographer, dies

Death
1910

Red Foley, Blue Lick Ky, country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington)

Birth
1911

Belgium govt of De Broqueville forms

Event
1912

Wessel Couzijn, sculptor/cartoonist (Auschwitz-monument)

Birth
1912

Don Gillis, Cameron Missouri, composer (Symphony #5«)

Birth
1913

Felix Hartlaub, writer

Birth
1914

John R Hersey, author (Hiroshima, Bell for Adano, Wall)

Birth
1915

League to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia

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