Today in History
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  We know of 2 events of note in literature and the arts that occurred on February 17:
  • On this day in 1975, several works of art by Cezanne, Gauguin, Renoir, and van Gogh, valued at $5 million, were stolen from the Municipal Museum in Milan.
  • On this day in 1774, Raphaelle Peale, a U.S. painter was born.