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 This day in History - July 17
394 Historic Events for July 17
1867

1st US dental school, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, established

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1871

Karl Tausig, composer, dies at 29

Death
1871

Lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter

Birth
1873

Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto)

Birth
1875

Gabor Matray, composer, dies at 77

Death
1875

Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer

Birth
1876

Vittorio Gnecchi, composer

Birth
1876

Rosa Jackson Lumpkin, Georgia, lived to be 115 (died in 1991)

Birth
1876

Maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat

Birth
1878

Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/Aust poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65

Death
1878

Henri Zagwijn, composer

Birth
1879

1st railroad opens in Hawaii

Event
1883

Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Erotikon)

Birth
1883

Bart de Ligt, anti militarist theologist (Acting Peace)

Birth
1885

Benjamin James Dale, composer

Birth
1888

Shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)

Birth
1889

Erle Stanley Gardner, US detective writer (Perry Mason)

Birth
1890

Cecil Rhodes becomes premier of Cape colony

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1893

Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket

Event
1894

Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young and Innocent)

Birth
1897

Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge

Birth
1897

1st ship arrives in Seattle carrying gold from Yukon

Event
1898

Spanish American War-Spaniards surrender to US at Santiago Cuba

Event
1898

Berenice Abbott, Springfield Oh, photographer (World of Atget)

Birth
1900

NY Giant Christy Mathewson begins career losing to Bkln Superbas

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