History Blog

January 17

Happy Birthday RIP Eartha Kitt(Keith 1927–2008) Andy Kaufman(1949–1984) ; Betty White(Ludden)–93 James Earl Jones–84 Maurice “Maury” Povich–76 “Muhammad Ali”(Cassius Clay Jr)–73 Paul Young–59 Broderick “Steve” Harvey–58 Susanna Hoffs–56 James Carrey–53 Michelle Obama–51 Naveen Andrews–46 Robert Ritchie(“Kid Rock”)–44 ; 1893 – Hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate.