Robert Lansing Birthday, Date of Birth

Robert Lansing

Robert Lansing (; October 17, 1864 – October 30, 1928) was an American lawyer and high government official who served as Counselor to the State Department at the outbreak of World War I, and then as United States Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson from 1915 to 1920. A conservative pro-business Democrat, he was pro-British and a strong defender of American rights at international law. He was a leading enemy of Germany autocracy and Russian Bolshevism. Before U.S. involvement in the war, Lansing vigorously advocated in favor of the principles of freedom of the seas and the rights of neutral nations. He later advocated U.S. participation in World War I, negotiated the Lansing–Ishii Agreement with Japan in 1917 and was a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at Paris in 1919. However Wilson made Colonel House his chief foreign policy advisor because Lansing privately opposed much of the Versailles treaty and was skeptical of the Wilsonian principle of self-determination.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Monday, October 17, 1864
Place of Birth
Watertown
Age
156
Star Sign

The October 17, 1864 was a Monday under the star sign of . It was the 290 day of the year. President of the United States was Abraham Lincoln.

If you were born on this day, you are 156 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, October 17, 2020, 2 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in 362 days. You have lived for 56,980 days, or about 1,367,539 hours, or about 82,052,383 minutes, or about seconds.

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17th of October 1864 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on October 17, 1864

PERU.; BOLIVIA. CHILI. CENTRAL AMERICA.

Date: 17 October 1864

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THE CITY DEMOCRACY.; Local Democratic Politics The Candidates and Their Characters. SHERIFF. DISTRICT ATTORNEY. CITY JUDGE. SUPERVISOR. COUNTY CLERK CONGRESS.

Date: 17 October 1864

Democratic Candidates and their Characters

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The Progress of Confederation in Canada.

Date: 17 October 1864

Progress of

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EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.; OUR PARIS CORRESPONDENCE. Discouragement in the Ranks of our Foreign Enemies The Roman Question What Victor Emanuel will Probably Attempt.

Date: 17 October 1864

Paris Letter, Sept. 30

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Movements of European Steamers.

Date: 17 October 1864

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Arrival of the Steamships Yazoo and Creole.; Successful Military Operations in the Department. Gen. As both Penetrates into Western Florida. Capture of a Rebel Brigadier-General and Colonel. Successful Raids in Louisiana and Mississippi. Capture of Artillery, Prisoners and Supplies at Woodville, Miss. Cinton, Louisiana, Occupied by General Lee. MEETING OF THE LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE. FIRST MESSAGE OF GOV. HAHN.

Date: 17 October 1864

Gov. Hahn's Message

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ARMY OF THE JAMES.; Great Increase of Desertions from the Rebels Lively Incidents Concerning Them An Impostor Apprehended Voting in theArmy.

Date: 17 October 1864

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SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA.

Date: 17 October 1864

From Our Own Correspondent

From Own

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MILITARY OPERATIONS.

Date: 17 October 1864

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MARRIED.

Date: 17 October 1864

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