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Birthdays occurring on January, 17


1899 Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899
Famous American gangster in the 1920s and 1930s. 1899-1947
You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
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1899 Robert M. Hutchins was born on January 17, 1899
American educator and writer, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977
It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts…it is to teach them to think.
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1899 Robert Maynard Hutchins was born on January 17, 1899
American educator, active in forming the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1945), led the Commission on Freedom of the Press (1946), and vigorously defended academic freedom, opposing faculty loyalty oaths in the 1950s. 1899-1977
A student can win twelve letters at a university without learning how to write one
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1902 Boris Marshalov was born on January 17, 1902
Congress is so strange. A man gets up to speak and says nothing. Nobody listens - and then everybody disagrees.
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Deaths occurring on January, 17

1922 Betty White was born on January 17, 1922
Keep the other person's well being in mind when you feel an attack of soul-purging truth coming on
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1705 John Ray died on January 17, 1705
English naturalist and botanist, 1627-1705
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
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1893 Rutherford B. Hayes died on January 17, 1893
American statesman and president (19), 1822-1893
It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear...'
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1911 Francis Galton died on January 17, 1911
(Statistics are) the only tools by which an opening can be cut through the formidable thicket of difficulties that bars the path of those who pursue the Science of Man
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1964 Willie Keeler died on January 17, 1964
I keep my eyes clear and I hit 'em where they ain't.
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1972 Betty Smith (writer) died on January 17, 1972
American author and folk singer, 1896-1972
Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
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