Almanac

January 17, 2008

Jan. 17

1893 Hawaii's monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate.

1917 The United States paid Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands.

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