Born on this Day
Today in History - January 17
National Bootleggers Day - Hide a flask on your person, but please don't drink and drive or be a nuisance!!
National Hot Buttered Rum Day - Or you can just sit around indoors and get pleasantly shi.....
Get to Know Your Customer's Day - Providing you ain't drunk from bootleggin' or butter rum'n!!
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Today's Pet Picture
|Captain James Cook becomes the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle|
|Simon Bolivar, the “liberator”, proclaims Columbia a republic|
|(In the "Great Chapters in MAGA" Department) Queen Liliuokalani, the Hawaiian monarch, is overthrown by a group of American sugar planters led by Sanford Ballard Dole|
|1939||The Reich issues an order forbidding Jews to practice as dentists, veterinarians and chemists|
|1963||(In the "Wow, just like our leader!" Department) Soviet leader Khrushchev visits the Wall (Berlin that is.)|
Name one of two guys on US Currency who were not president. That's right, Benjamin Franklin, who is on the $100 bill, was born on this day. The other guy, Alexander Hamilton on the Ten. And...
|His picture wasn't on any currency, but he had a lot of it. So much of it from illegal activities, that The Untouchables brought him down on tax evasion. Al Capone, Chicago mobster, was born on this day. And...|
|She wasn't on any of the currency either, but she probably knew some of the guys who were (just kidding!!)) Betty White, comedian and actress, has a birthday today. And...|
|He's got a voice and stature that is just begging him to be on currency. James Earl Jones, actor and the voice of Darth Vader and "This is CNN", has a birthday today. And...|
|He should be on currency cuz he's the Greatest! Muhammad Ali, World Heavyweight Champion, philosopher and poet, was born on this day. And...|
|It's Richard Pryor's birthday today...I have to apologize, it's Steve Harvey's birthday. Comedian and Miss Universe host who flubbed who one, has a birthday today. And...|
|Does anybody even know what Jim Carrey is thinking?? Does anybody even care?? Well I do. The comedian and actor (and painter) has a birthday today. And...|
|1964||Sigh!! Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama has a birthday today.|