On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1988

Historical Events

  • US Lt Col William Higgins kidnapped in south Lebanon by Lebanese terrorists & later killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Natascha Kampusch, Austrian kidnapping victim
1988 Highlights

About February 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius