On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1990

Historical Events

  • David Crosby breaks his left leg, ankle and shoulder in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles, CA

Famous Birthdays

  • Shanica Knowles, American actress

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRobert Hofstadter

Robert Hofstadter, American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), dies at 75


1990 Highlights

About November 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio