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On January 17, 1725, the Province of Massachusetts Bay, which then claimed territories west of the Merrimack River, granted the Concord area as the Plantation of Penacook.
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On a bitterly cold day in January, 1895, accompanied only by Neal Brown as his deputy, Tilghman left the township of Guthrie and headed for Rock Fort and Dunn's ranch.
On January 24 Paul Bang-Jensen, accompanied by Adolf Berle, was met by Dragoslav Protitch and Colonel Frank Begley, former Police Chief of Farmington, Conn., and now head of U.N. special police.
On January 28, 1835, Andrew Jackson removed Pope from office and elevated Territorial Secretary William S. Fulton to the position.
On January 4, with the boys back at school and college, Mrs. Lewis wrote Harcourt to say that she was `` through, quite through ''.
On January 19, 1862, the ill-prepared Confederates, after a night march in the rain, attacked the Union force with some initial success.
On January 26, 2000, van Vogt died in Los Angeles, USA from Alzheimer's disease, and was survived by his second wife, the former Lydia Bereginsky.
On January 14, 1863, the Alcotts received a telegram that Louisa was sick ; Bronson immediately went to bring her home, briefly meeting Abraham Lincoln while there.
On January 19, 1879, Alcott and Franklin Benjamin Sanborn wrote a prospectus for a new school which they distributed to potentially interested people throughout the country.
On January 2 366 the Alemanni yet again crossed the frozen Rhine in large numbers, to invade the Gallic provinces, this time being defeated by Valentinian ( see Battle of Solicinium ).
On January 17, 2008, NYSE Euronext announced it would acquire the AMEX for $ 260 million in stock ; on October 1, 2008, NYSE Euronext completed the acquisition.
On 23 January 1878 at the Basilica of Atocha in Madrid, Alfonso married his cousin, Princess Maria de las Mercedes, daughter of Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, but she died within six months of the marriage.
On 15 January 1941, Alfonso XIII abdicated his rights to the Spanish throne in favour of his third ( of four ), but second-surviving, son Juan, father of the current King, Juan Carlos.
On January 27, 1945, Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops, a day commemorated around the world as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
On January 18, 1999, the Falcons upset the top-seeded 15 – 1 Vikings at Minnesota in the NFC Championship Game, 30 – 27 in an epic overtime victory.
On January 13, 2008, the Falcons named former Patriots director of college football scouting Thomas Dimitroff General Manager.
On January 23, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coach and former linebackers coach for the 2000 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens Mike Smith was named the Falcons ' new head coach.
On Sunday January 7, it was announced that Randy Johnson would return to the Diamondbacks on a two year contract, pending a physical.
On 4 January 2008, Dr. Gail Dinter-Gottlieb decided to step down as President and Vice Chancellor of the University before her term expired.
On 1 January 913 an army, led by the eunuch Badr, conquered the fortress of Écija, at some 50 km from the capital.
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On February 17, Russell and Cook were sent to the Pena Flor community on the Vermejo to see about renting out ranches the company had purchased.
On April 17, 1610, the sturdy little three-masted bark, Discovery, weighed anchor in St. Katherine's Pool, London, and floated down the Thames toward the sea.
On December 21, 2008, Atlanta beat the Minnesota Vikings 24 – 17 to clinch a wild card spot, earning a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
On May 8, after going 12 – 17 in 29 games, the Diamondbacks released manager Bob Melvin and hired A. J. Hinch.
On 17 August 2008 club chairman and owner Franco Sensi died after a long illness ; his place at the chairmanship of the club was successively taken by his daughter Rosella.
On December 17, however, Bradley observed that the star was moving southwards, a motion further shown by observations on the 20th.
On 15 September / 17 September 1815 in Weilburg, Charles married Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg ( 1797 – 1829 ).
On March 17, 1955, she married him at Quartzsite, Arizona, returning with Pole to live in California.
On July 17, 1996, Clinton issued Executive Order 13011 – Federal Information Technology, ordering the heads of all federal agencies to utilize information technology fully to make the information of the agency easily accessible to the public.
On 17 July 2010, the band performed their first UK gig in almost four years to a crowd of around 30, 000 at Latitude Festival in Henham Park, Southwold.
On January 17, 2008, Selig's contract was extended through 2012, after which he planned to retire, but then decided to stay as commissioner until the end of the 2014 season, a move approved by the owners on January 12, 2012, which would take his leadership past his 80th birthday.
On 17 July 2003, Kelly, an employee of the Ministry of Defence, apparently committed suicide after being misquoted by BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan as saying that Tony Blair's Labour government had knowingly " sexed up " the " September Dossier ", a report into Iraq and weapons of mass destruction.
On September 17, 1923, a major fire swept down the hills toward the University campus and the downtown section.
On November 17, 1858, Emperor Napoleon III annexed Clipperton as part of the French colony of Tahiti.
On 17 August 1990, the Serbs began what became known as the Log Revolution, where barricades of logs were placed across roads throughout the South as an expression of their secession from Croatia.
On November 17, 2011, Dale Sveum agreed to a three year contract with an option for a fourth to become new manager of the Cubs.
On April 17, 1994, the Rockies beat Montreal 6 – 5, moving the team's record to 6 – 5 — the first time in franchise history that the club had a winning record.
On April 17, 2008, Colorado beat the San Diego Padres, 2 – 1, in a 22-inning road game that spanned 6 hours and 16 minutes.