On This Day: April 17th
This is 108th day of the year and 258 days remain in the year.
Daffy Duck made his debut in Porky's Duck Hunt.
Geraldine Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the world.
Sirhan Sirhan was convicted for the murder of Robert F. Kennedy.
The Apollo 13 astronauts safely splashed down after their near-disastrous flight.
April 17 BirthdaysNikita KhrushchevPronunciation: [nyikE´tu syirgA´yuvich khrooschôf´]
1894–1971, Soviet Communist leader, premier of the USSR (1958–64), and first secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union (1953–64).
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