On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • England regains cricket Ashes with a 2-0 series win

Famous Birthdays

  • Denise Richards, American actress
  • Jeremy Edwards, British actor
  • Martyn Bennett, Canadian composer (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Teddy Hart, American actor (After the Thin Man, 3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73