On this day: January 17

POSTED: 12:10 PM PST Jan 16, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 16, 2016 

Hawaii's monarchy is overthrown, Popeye makes his comic strip debut, Muhammad Ali is born, Operation Desert Storm begins, and news of the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks online, all on this day.

OTD January 17 - Dwyane Wade
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1982: Basketball star Dwyane Wade, who has won three NBA titles since his 2003 debut with the Miami Heat, is born in Chicago, Illinois. He was named NBA Finals MVP in 2006, led the NBA in scoring in 2009 and has earned bronze and gold Olympic medals with Team USA.


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