History Blog

January 17

Happy Birthday RIP Eartha Kitt(Keith 1927–2008) Andy Kaufman(1949–1984) ; Betty White(Ludden)–92 James Earl Jones–83 Maurice “Maury” Povich–75 “Muhammad Ali”(Cassius Clay)–72 Paul Young–58 Broderick “Steve” Harvey–57 Susanna Hoffs–55 Jim Carrey–52 Michelle Obama–50 Naveen Andrews–45 Robert Ritchie(“Kid Rock”)–43 ; 1893 – Hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate.