On this day: January 17

Published On: Jan 16 2013 02:10:25 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 17 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Hawaii's monarchy is overthrown, Popeye makes his comic strip debut, Muhammad Ali is born, Operation Desert Storm begins, and news of the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks online, all on this day.

OTD January 17 - Richard Crenna
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2003: Actor Richard Crenna, best known for his roles in movies such as "The Sand Pebbles," "Body Heat" and the first three "Rambo" movies, dies of heart failure at the age of 76 in Los Angeles, Calif. Crenna was also known for the TV series "Our Miss Brooks" and "The Real McCoys."

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