What Happened on February 17, 1941

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

In his 14th title defense Joe Louis KOs Gus Dorazio in the 2nd round at the Convention Center, Philadelphia to retain NYSAC heavyweight boxing crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Biebl, German alpine skier (Olympic gold women's downhill 1960), born in Oberstaufen, Germany (d. 2022)
Born in 1941
1941 Highlights

About February 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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