On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1997

Historical Events

  • John Bell aged 115 receives a new pacemaker

Sports History

NJ Devil Martin Brodeur is 2nd NHL goalie to score in a playoff game

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
NHL Goalie
Martin Brodeur

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Francovich, American documentarian
  • Chaim Herzog, 6th President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78
1997 Highlights

About April 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries