What Happened on April 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

People's Republic of Bangladesh forms, under Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Famous Birthdays

  • David Oliver, Sechelt, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)

Famous Deaths

  • Roberto Lupi, composer, dies at 62