Born on this Day

Today in History - January 17

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            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
1939The 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.)

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SIAM SHADE - Why not


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...
1964Sigh!! Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama has a birthday today.