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1938 : First jazz concert at Carnegie Hall

On January 17, 1938, Benny Goodman and his orchestra gave the first jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in New York. At this historic concert, he performed with great jazz artists such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie.

1991 : Beginning of Operation Desert Storm

On January 17, 1991 at 2:38 am local time, Operation Desert Storm begins with the bombing of Iraqi strategic objectives by aircraft from coalition forces.

1994 : Earthquake in Los Angeles

On 17 January 1994, an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale occured in the San Fernando Valley and shook the city of Los Angeles. This earthquake killed 54 people and caused billions of dollars in damage.

1995 : Earthquake in Kobe

On January 17, 1995, an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 on the Richter scale hit the Japanese port of Kobe. Despite the unreinforced masonry buildings, damage to buildings and roads have been immense. More than 6000 people were killed and damage totaled $100 billion.

Citazione del giorno : 17 Gennaio

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Compleanni : 17 Gennaio

Benjamin Franklin, Politico e inventore americano (1706)
Anne Brontë, Scrittrice (1820)
Douglas Hyde, Presidente d'Irlanda (1860)
David Lloyd George, Primo Ministro britannico (1863)
Mack Sennett, Regista canadese (1880)
Al Capone, American gangster (1899)
Luis Echeverría Álvarez, Presidente del Messico (1922)
Betty White, Attrice (1922)
Moira Shearer, Attrice (1926)
Eartha Kitt, Cantante (1927)
James Earl Jones, Attore (1931)
Dalida, Cantante (1933)
Muhammad Ali, Pugile (1942)
René Préval, Presidente di Haiti (1943)
Françoise Hardy, Cantante (1944)
Anne Queffélec, Pianista francese (1948)
Mick Taylor, Musicista inglese (The Rolling Stones) (1949)
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Musicista giapponese (1952)
Paul Young, Musicista inglese (1956)
Jim Carrey, Attore canadese (1962)
Michelle Obama, First Lady degli Stati Uniti (1964)
Naveen Andrews, Attore inglese (1969)
Sylvie Testud, Attrice (1971)
Zooey Deschanel, Attrice (1980)

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Tomaso Albinoni, Compositore italiano (1751)
Lola Montez, Ballerina e attrice (1861)
Rutherford B. Hayes, Presidente degli Stati Uniti (1893)
Patrice Lumumba, Primo Ministro della Repubblica Democratica del Congo (1961)
Dougal Haston, Alpinista scozzese (1977)
Richard Crenna, Attore (2003)
Virginia Mayo, Attrice (2005)
Art Buchwald, Umorista americano (2007)
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