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.
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