On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1951

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Deaths

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

About February 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius