January 17th is the seventeenth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Matt Drudge broke the story of the Clinton-Lewinskey scandal, 11 thieves committed the Great Brinks Robbery in Boston, and the United States purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million. Famous birthdays include Michelle Obama, Muhammad Ali, and Al Capone. January 17th also marks National Hot Buttered Rum Day.
We have 5 holidays listed for January 17.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Take time to reflect and take action on civil rights issues across the globe.
National Hot Buttered Rum Day
Enjoyed best in the fall and winter, Hot Buttered Rum is “comfort food in a mug.”
Ditch New Year's Resolution Day
Grab some ice cream, skip that workout, and spend more time on your phone!