On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1951

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit right wing Gordie Howe scores his 100th career NHL goal and adds an assist in a 2-1 Red Wings' victory away to the Montreal Canadiens

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

Famous Deaths

  • Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, Armenian composer, dies at 94
1951 Highlights

About February 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius