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What is Today - December 17, 2013

What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (12/17/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1821 — Kentucky abolishes debtors prisons

1903 — First sustained motorized aircraft flight (Orville Wright)

1944 — Japanese-Americans released from detention camps

1944 — Green Bay Packers win NFL championship

1946 — Birthday — Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV, American Pie)

1969 — Birthday — Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist

1975 — Birthday — Milla Jovovich, Kiev Ukraine, actress (Resident Evil, Ultraviolet)

1978 — Birthday — Manny Pacquiao, Filipino professional boxer and politician

1991 — Soap opera One Life to Live airs its 6,000th episode

1994 — Queen of Pop Celine Dion (26) weds her manager Rene Angelil (52) at Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada

2003 — SpaceShipOne flight 11P, piloted by Brian Binnie, makes its first supersonic flight.

2005 — "Modern Day Drifter" country singer Dierks Bentley (30) weds Cassidy Black in Mexico

2006 — Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer Jaci Velasquez (27) weds Salvador lead singer Nic Gonzalez in Austin, Texas

2011 — Kim Jong-Il, supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK) 1994-2011, dies of a suspected heart attack at 70

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