On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1950

Historical Events

  • 31 die in a train crash in Rockville Center NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Medlocke, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blackfoot)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Natural history broadcaster David Attenborough (24) weds Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough

1950 Highlights

About February 17, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius