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April 17

Cheese Ball Day

1937 Porky’s Duck Hunt first Daffy Duck roll in a cartoon

1946 Syria declares independence from France

1947 A bunt becomes Jackie Robinson his first hit.

1961 Apartment win best picture at the 33rd Academy Awards

1961 Bay Of Pigs

1964 The first New York Met game is played at Shea Stadium in a losing effort to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4 -3

1967 The Order of Canada is created by Lester B. Pearson

1970 Paul McCartney released McCartney his first solo album

1990 People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm is released by A Tribe Called Quest

Happy Birthday

1837 J.P. Morgan Founder of J.P. Morgan & Co.

1918 William Holden actor

1942 Buster Williams Jazz musician

1950 Bruce McNall former owner of LA Kings & Toronto Argos

1951 Borje Salming former NHL hockey player

1954 Roddy Piper former WWE superstar Actor

1957 Afrika Bambataa hip hop pioneer

1967 Liz Phair musician

1970 Redman rapper

1974 Victoria Beckham fashion designer & was in the group Spice Girls

1984 Rosanna Davison Model Miss World

1996 De'arra Taylor Youtube star