On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1930

Historical Events

  • French government of André Tardieu falls for the first time

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), born in South Woodford, Essex
  • Usko Merilainen, Finnish composer, born in Tampere, Finland (d. 2004)
1930 Highlights

About February 17, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius