Tuesday, January 17, 2012
JSN 17TH TODAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 17
We recognize the imperative need for this development. Yet we must not fail to comprehend its grave implications.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower , 1961
Jan 17 Birthdays
James Earl Jones
Jan 17 In History
The Czech Republic applies for membership of the European Union.
President Reagan signed a secret order permitting the covert sale of arms to Iran.
United Nations Security Council holds first ever meeting
Popeye the Sailor Man first appears in Thimble Theatre comic strip
Resolution, under Captain James Cook, becomes the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle.
This Day in Business
A patent is granted for the first ever fully automatic machine for photographic film processing.
This Day in Entertainment
Led Zeppelin releases its debut album in the US.
This Day in Geography
Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy from Avignon back to Rome.
This Day in Sports
Dennis Rodman is suspended for kicking a camera man two days earlier during a game in Minnesota.
Benjamin Franklin's Birthday - A day for many to celebrate the day that the great Benjamin Franklin was born
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