April 17 1808 - Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships
1864 - General Grant bans the trading of prisoners
1875 - The game "snooker" is invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain
1895 - China and Japan sign peace treaty of Shimonoseki
1946 - The last French troops leave Syria
1961 - Some 1,400 Cuban exiles attack the Bay of Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro
1970 - Apollo 13, originaly scheduled to land on the moon, lands back safely on Earth after an accident
1975 - Khmer Rouge forces capture the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh
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The show is hosted by Lt Col Denny Gillem, U.S. Army (Retired), a highly decorated Airborne Ranger. Executive Producer and co-creator is former active duty U.S. Air Force Officer, Josh Leng.