January 17, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • B-52/KC-135 tankers crash near Spanish coast at Palomares, 7 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Luther King Jr. opens campaign in Chicago

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.

Birthdays in History

  • Karissa Rushing, Benton Arkansas, Miss Arkansas-America (1991)

Deaths in History

  • Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50