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Today in History — Jan. 17, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2017. There are 348 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 17, 1917, Denmark ceded the Virgin Islands to the United States for $25 million. On this date: In 1893, the 19th president of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, died in Fremont, Ohio, at age 70. Hawaii’s monarchy was overthrown as a... 4:00pm 01/17/17

Today in History — Jan. 16, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2017. There are 349 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1942, actress Carole Lombard, 33, her mother, Elizabeth, and 20 other people were killed when their plane crashed near Las Vegas, Nevada, while en route to California from a war-bond... 4:00pm 01/16/17

Today in History — Jan. 14, 2017

Tabloid Tales On Jan. 14, 1967, the Sixties’ “Summer of Love” unofficially began with a “Human Be-In,” a gathering of tens of thousands of young people for a counterculture event at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. On this date: In 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784. In 1814, the Treaty of Kiel ended... 4:00pm 01/14/17

Today in History — Jan. 13, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Friday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2017. There are 352 days left in the year. On Jan. 13, 1967, the Rolling Stones’ double-A sided single “Let’s Spend the Night Together” and “Ruby Tuesday” was released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records. (It was released the following day in the United States on the London label). On this date: In 1733, James Oglethorpe and some... 4:00pm 01/13/17