January 17, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • US pays Denmark $25 million for Virgin Islands (or 3/21)

Birthdays in History

  • Maruthur Gopalan Ramachandran, (MGR), Indian film star, politician
  • Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (d. 2007)

Deaths in History

  • Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70