On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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