February 17-National Days, Birthday and Past Events

February 17 2023 is Friday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Here Know Holidays, Observances of Special & National Day on February 17

  • 48th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Aquarius
  • National No One Eats Alone Day
  • National Cabbage Day
  • Independence Day of the Republic of Kosovo- Kosovo
  • National Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • World Human Spirit Day
  • Libyan Revolution Day- Libya
  • My Way Day
  • Carnival Friday- Brazil

Major Past Historical Events on February 17

  • 1911-General Motors instals the first electric self-start system in a Cadillac.
  • 1911-The world premiere of Puccini’s opera “Madame Butterfly” takes place at La Scala in Milan, Italy.
  • 1925-The first issue of The New Yorker is released.
  • 1947-With the commencement of the cold war after World War II, America began broadcasting Voice Of America to the Russian people.
  • 1967-The Beatles release a double A-side single that includes Penny Lane on one side and “Strawberry Fields Forever” on the other.
  • 1992-Jeffrey Dahmer was condemned to 15 consecutive life sentences.
  • 2003-A stampede at Chicago’s crowded “The Epitome” nightclub kills 21 people.
  • 2006-In the Philippines, a large mudslide burys the community of Guinsaugonin, burying the local elementary school.
  • 2008-Kosovo Declares independence॰

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on February 17

  • 1991-Ed Sheeran-English Most Popular singer-songwriter
  • 1984-AB de Villiers-South African Crickter-Mr. 360.
  • 1981-Paris Hilton-American model, actress, singer.
  • 1981-Joseph Gordon-Levitt-American versatile actor and recognised director
  • 1972-Billie Joe Armstrong-American musician and record producer
  • 1963-Michael Jordan-American basketball player, actor.
  • 1949-Fred Frith-English guitarist, composer.
  • 1904-Hans Morgenthau-German philosopher

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 17th February 2023?
  • 17th February is Friday
  • 48th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Aquarius.
2. Special Day on 17th February?
  • The 17th of February has been designated as National Random Acts of Kindness Day, which is gaining in popularity each year. It is celebrated by people, towns, and organisations all around the country in an effort to encourage people to engage in acts of kindness.
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