History Blog

January 17

Happy Birthday RIP Eartha Kitt(Eartha Keith 1927–2008) Andy Kaufman(1949–1984) ; Betty White(Ludden)–91 James Earl Jones–82 Maurice “Maury” Povich–74 Muhammad Ali(Cassius Clay)–71 Paul Young–57 Broderick “Steve” Harvey–56 Susanna Hoffs–54 Jim Carrey–51 Michelle Obama–49 Naveen Andrews–44 Robert Ritchie(“Kid Rock”)–42 ; 1893, Hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate.