History Blog

January 17

Happy Birthday RIP Karl Lämmle(1867–1939) Andrew “Andy” Kaufman(1949–1984) Nancy Parsons(1942–2001) Sheree North(Dawn Crang 1932–2005) Eartha “Kitt”(Keith 1927–2008) “Muhammad Ali”(Cassius Clay Jr 1942–2016) Betty Ludden White 1922–2021) ; James Earl Jones–93 Maurice “Maury” Povich–85 Paul Young–68 Broderick “Steve” Harvey–67 Susanna Hoffs–65 James Carrey–62 Michelle Obama–60 Naveen Andrews–55 Robert Ritchie(“Kid Rock”)–53 Diogo Morgado–43 ; 1893 – Hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate her monarchy.