December 17

December 1, 2018

On This Day

December 17
Maple Syrup Day

1892 Vogue hits magazine stands for the first time

1953 CBUT out of Vancouver British Columbia  Canada hits the small screen 

 1957 Jingle Bell Rock song by Bobby Helms hits the charts

1971 Diamonds are Forever premiers on the big screen Directed by Guy Maibaum Staring Sean Connery, Jill St. John






1979 Bob Backland wins the vacated WWF Championship becoming 2 time champ beating  Bobby Duncum in a Texas Death Match.




1991 In Canada the GST Goods and Services Tax is voted into a law

1992 Before NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement  is it’s even becomes approved  Brian Mulroney Canadian Prime Minister, George Bush US President, & Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari have a ceremony on Parliament Hill for it’s integration



Happy Birthday 

1778 Humphry Davy Chemist discovered Alkaline

1874 William Lyon Mackenzie King 10th Prime Minister of Canada

1930 Bob Guccione Founder of Penthouse 

1935 Cal Ripken Sr. Baseball Player 

1936  Pope Francis

1946 Eugene Levy actor Splash, American Pie, SCTV, Armed and Dangerous 

1953 Bill Pullman Actor Space Balls, Lost Highway 

1969 Chuck Liddell Mix Martial  Artist with a record of W 21 - 9 L 1 x UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

1975 Milla Jovovich actress The Fifth Element 

1978 Manny Pacquiao Politician, Musican, Actor &   Boxer  with 69 Fights 39 KO 7 L 2 T  was named  Fighter of the Decade, has held 8 of Major Boxing Championships .


1978 Chase Utley Baseball player  played for Los Angeles Dodgers Philadelphia Phillies, where in won 2008 World Series champion. 

1982 Craig Kielburber Activist 

1985 Katie Kox Adult Entertainer Star

1988 Jessi Rapper 


1994 Stefanie Knight Playboy Playmate 









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