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What is the difference between a hill and a pill?



Today's History Trivia for May 17

1993 First use of an artificial liver


1991 Jeffrey Dahmer



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1987 USS Stark is Struck by Iraqi Missiles


1985 World record for motionlessness


1973 Watergate


1973 First woman in the U.S. Marine Band


1971 First state to ban sex discrimination


1967 Evolution


1955 First Atomic Reactor Patent


1954 Segregation


1939 First televised baseball game


1938 First panel quiz show


1910 Commission of Fine Arts


1875 First Kentucky Derby



Today's Birthdays for May 17

1760 John Greenwood d. 1819



1970 Jordan Knight


1956 Sugar Ray Leonard


1955 Bill Paxton d. 2017


1948 Carlos May


1936 Dennis Hopper d. 2010


1918 Birgit Nilsson d. 2005


Today's Trivia May 17, 1911: Maureen O'Sullivan

1911 Maureen O'Sullivan d. 1998


1749 Edward Jenner d. 1823


Today's Trivia May 17, 1741: John Penn

1741 John Penn d. 1788



Deaths for May 17

1875 John Cabell Breckinridge b. 1821



2012 Donna Summer b. 1948


2005 Frank Gorshin, Jr b. 1933


2004 Tony Randall b. 1920


1992 Lawrence Welk b. 1903


1981 Jeannette Ridlon Piccard b. 1895


1945 Bobby Hutchins b. 1925


1886 John Deere b. 1804


1838 Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord b. 1754


1829 John Jay b. 1745


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