What Happened on February 17, 1926

Historical Events

  • Avalanche buries 75 in Sap Gulch, Bingham, Utah; 40 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Cerha, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Lee Hoiby, American concert pianist and composer (1957 Arts & Letters; Summer and Smoke), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
1926 Highlights

About February 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius