On this day: January 17

Published On: Jan 16 2013 02:10:25 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 17 2016 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 - Michelle Obama
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1964: Michelle Obama, who became the first lady of the United States when her husband Barack Obama took office as president in 2009, is born Michelle LaVaughn Robinson in Chicago, Illinois.

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