February 17, 1949 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Chaim Weitzman elected 1st president of Israel
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Andrea Kekesy/Ede Kiraly of HUN
  • Ladies' Figure Skating Champions in Paris won by Alena Vrzanova of CZE
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA
  • Richard Button retains world figure skating championship in Paris