On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1957

Historical Events

  • A fire at a home for the elderly in Warrenton, Missouri kills 72 people.

Famous Birthdays

  • Loreena McKennitt, Canadian world and Celtic harpist, accordion, and piano player, singer, and composer ("The Mummer's Dance"), born in Morden, Manitoba
1957 Highlights

About February 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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