The Daily News | January 17

Hydrogen bomb accident (Palomares, Spain), 1966
Bernard Lee, actor, died, 1981
First nuclear submarine (Nautilus) launched, 1955
UN Security Council first met, 1946
Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scouts founder, died, 1927
Eisenhower’s Farewell Address, 1961
Louis Comfort Tiffany, stained-glass artist, died, 1933
Toyota made its 50 millionth car, 1985
Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 19th US president, died, 1893
Philippine constitution ratified, 1935
US Virgin Islands purchased from Denmark ($25 million), 1917
Justice Department began IBM suit, 1969
Poland liberated from Nazi oppression by Soviet troops, 1945
Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina, 1781
Pink Floyd started recording “Dark Side of the Moon”, 1974
George Burns married Gracie Allen, 1926
253.1 million shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange, 1987
Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii deposed, 1893
Thomas Crapper, said to have developed toilet mechanism, died, 1910
Led Zeppelin’s first albumn released, 1969