What Happened on February 17, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 33rd Daytona 500: Ernie Irvan wins (148.148 MPH)
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bonnie Wright, British actress (Ginny Weasley in "Harry Potter" franchise), born in London, England

Actress Bonnie Wright
Bonnie Wright
  • Edward (Ed) Sheeran, Halifax England, singer-songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Bermudez, commandant (Contra), dies