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Notable Historical Events for February 17th

1976Richard Hadlee takes 7-23 v India, his 1st match-winning spell

1885Bismarck gives Carl Peters' firm management of East-Africa

1836HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leaves Tasmania

1801US House of Representatives breaks electoral college tie, chooses Thomas Jefferson President over Burr

1969Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash record an album; it was never released.

1943-19] Hitler visits fieldmarshal von Mansteins hq in Zaporozje

1913NY Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to US public

1989Former baseball player/manager Leo Durocher injured in a car crash

1923Ottawa Senator Cy Denneny becomes NHL's all time scorer (143 goals)

1962Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Phila Warriors scores 67 points vs St Louis

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Notable Birthdays on February 17th

1955Mo Yan, Chinese novelist

1936Jim Brown, St. Simons Georgia, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)

1972Billie Joe Armstrong, Oakland California, singer/musician (Green Day)

1981Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress

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Notable Weddings on February 17th

1950Natural history broadcaster David Attenborough (24) weds Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel

1955Novelist J. D. Salinger (36) weds Claire Douglas

February 17th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on February 17th

1924Henry Bacon, American architect, dies at 57

1909Geronimo [one who yawns], Apache chief, dies at 79

February 17th Deaths
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