On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1981

Historical Events

  • Chrysler Corp reports largest corporate losses in US history

Famous Birthdays

  • Donielle Thompson, Wheatridge CO, gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996)
  • Lisa Skinner, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestParis Hilton

Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress (The Simple Life), born in NYC, New York

Actress & Heiress Paris Hilton
Actress & Heiress
Paris Hilton

1981 Highlights

About February 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius