January 28 » The Carnegie Institution of Washington is founded in Washington, D.C. with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.
March 7 » Second Boer War: Boers, led by Koos de la Rey, inflict the biggest defeat upon the British since the beginning of the war, at Tweebosch.
March 18 » Macario Sakay issues Presidential Order No. 1 of his Tagalog Republic.
May 20 » Cuba gains independence from the United States. Tomás Estrada Palma becomes the country's first President.
July 17 » Willis Carrier creates the first air conditioner in Buffalo, New York.
December 14 » The Commercial Pacific Cable Company lays the first Pacific telegraph cable, from San Francisco to Honolulu.
The temperature on January 17, 1996 was between -0.5 °C and 1.8 °C and averaged 0.7 °C. The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the south east. Source: KNMI
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