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Person of the day

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On this day, 17 January, in 1942

Muhammad Ali

(1942-2016) Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian

Was born in Louiseville, United States of America

Historical event of the day

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On this day, 17 January, in 1912

Captain Scott reached the South Pole just over a month after Amundsen's expedition