On this day…

Some interesting stuff on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_17 – events through history that happend on 17th April. I particularly like:
1924 – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios is formed by the merger of Metro PicturesGoldwyn Pictures, and the Louis B. Mayer Company
1964 – The Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Mustang at the New York World’s Fair.
1970 – Apollo program: The ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft returns to Earth safely.
1975 – The Cambodian Civil War ends. The Khmer Rouge captures the capital Phnom Penh and Cambodian government forces surrender.

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