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Can you name the events that happened on the 17th January?

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1377: Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from _______
1524: Beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to _____
1773: Captain James Cook becomes 1st to cross _________ Circle (66° 33' S)
1912: Captain Robert Scott's expedition arrives at the South Pole, one month after Roald ________
1920: First day of prohibition of _______ comes into effect in the US as a result of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution
1972: Section of Highway 51 South in the city of _______ renamed Elvis Presley Boulevard
1973: New Philippine constitution names ______ president for life
1978: After a tumultuous final tour, Punk Band 'The ___ _______' break up as a band, which is announced the following day
1991: Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles on ______
2012: ______ _____ becomes youngest player in NBA history to record 20,000 career points

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