On this day: April 17

Published On: Apr 15 2013 12:43:44 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Benjamin Franklin dies, Daffy Duck makes his debut, the Bay of Pigs invasion begins, the ill-fated Apollo 13 returns to Earth, and two Los Angeles police officers are convicted in the Rodney King beating, all on this day.

OTD April 17 - MGM
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1924: Metro Pictures and Goldwyn Pictures merge with Louis B. Mayer Pictures to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, more commonly known as MGM.

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