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 - Rutherford B Hayes
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1893: Rutherford B. Hayes, who served as the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, dies of complications from a heart attack at the age of 70 in Fremont, Ohio.

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