On this day: April 17

Published On: Apr 15 2013 01:43:44 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT
Daffy Duck's debut, Porky's Duck Hunt, 1937

Benjamin Franklin dies, Daffy Duck makes his debut, the Bay of Pigs invasion begins, the ill-fated Apollo 13 returns to Earth, and two Los Angeles police officers are convicted in the Rodney King beating, all on this day.