October 17, 2007 in City

Lottery numbers

The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday’s Wash. Daily Game: 3-4-2.

Tuesday’s Keno: 8-15-16-19-20-27- 29-33-34-40-54-56-57-60-62-65- 68-72-79-80.

Tues. Mega Millions: 1-2-5-41-44.

Mega Ball: 25.

Today in history

1777: British forces under Gen. John Burgoyne surrendered to American troops in Saratoga, N.Y., in a turning point of the Revolutionary War.

1807: Britain declared it would continue to reclaim British-born sailors from American ships and ports regardless of whether they held U.S. citizenship.

1931: Mobster Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion. (Given an 11-year term in prison, Capone was freed in 1939.)

1973: Arab oil nations announced they would cut back oil exports to Western nations and Japan; the result was a total embargo that lasted until March 1974.

2006: America’s official population passed the 300 million mark, fueled by a more immigrants and their children.

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