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      Here is what happened on Tuesday - January 17th...
      It is day 17 of the year 2017, and there are 348 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

      1706,Benjamin Franklin, author, poet, statesman, inventor.
      1771,Charles Brockden Brown, father of the American novel.
      1880,Mack Sennett, created Keystone Kops
      1931,James Earl Jones, actor, man with the golden voice.
      1942,Muhammed Ali, who floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.

      Events On This Day In History...

      1861,Flush toilet is patented by Mr. Thomas Crapper (Honest!!).
      1871,First Cable Car is patented by Andrew S. Hallidie.
      1893,The Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic.
      1929,Popeye makes first appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theatre."
      1943,It was Tin Can Drive Day.
      1957,Nine county commission recommends creation of BART.
      1973,Final episode of "BONANZA" airs.

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