January 17, 1891 in History

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  • Norman "Squab" Read, US aviator who lived to be 101
  • Walter Eucken, German economist

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George Bancroft, American historian and father of U.S. History, dies at 90

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft