On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Caveman" with Ringo premieres
  • Isle Potvin's 3 playoff power-play goals tie NHL record vs Oilers
  • Ranger's Anders Hedberg is 2nd to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanna Pakarinen, Finnish singer, born in Lappeenranta, Finland
  • Ryan Raburn, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida