Today in History: February 17

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Today in History: February 17

February 17, 2014 Updated Feb 17, 2014 at 11:24 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer gets life in prison; House lawmakers pick a president; Garry Kasparov beats IBM's Deep Blue at chess; NBA star Michael Jordan born; The Eagles release their greatest hits.