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Today's Puzzle
What occurs twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?



Today's History Trivia for January 17
Today's Trivia January 17, 1929: Popeye

1929 Popeye



1994 Danny Partridge and Donny Osmond slug it out



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1993 Jack in the Box food poisoning


1989 Patrick Edward Purdy


1986 Iran-Contra Affair


1984 Recording TV Broadcasts with Your VCR


1981 Pres. Reagan


1975 Baretta


1950 Brink's robbery


1917 Treaty purchasing the Virgin Islands


1871 Cable streetcar patented



Today's Birthdays for January 17
Today's Trivia January 17, 1706: Benjamin Franklin

1706 Benjamin Franklin d. 1790



1949 Andy Kaufman d. 1984


1942 Randy Boone


1942 Muhammad Ali d. 2016


1939 Maury Povich


Today's Trivia January 17, 1933: Shari Lewis

1933 Shari Lewis d. 1998


1931 Lawrence Douglas Wilder


1931 James Earl Jones


1928 Vidal Sassoon d. 2012


1927 Eartha Kitt d. 2008


1922 Betty White


1899 "Scarface" Al Capone d. 1947


1880 Mack Sennett d. 1960


1869 Georg Clemens Perthes d. 1927


1867 Carl Laemmle d. 1939


1829 Catherine Booth d. 1890


1771 Charles Brockden Brown d. 1810


1504 Saint Pius V d. 1572


1501 Leonhard Fuchs d. 1566



Deaths for January 17

1874 Chang and Eng Bunker b. 1811



2008 Bobby Fischer b. 1943


Photo: Kohls, Ulrich (1960)


2003 Richard Crenna b. 1926


1997 Clyde William Tombaugh b. 1906


1980 Barbara Britton b. 1919


1977 Gary Gilmore b. 1940


1933 Louis Comfort Tiffany b. 1848


1927 Juliette Low b. 1860


1893 Rutherford B. Hayes b. 1822


1891 George Bancroft b. 1800


1870 Alexander Anderson b. 1775


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