On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 2001

Historical Events

Historic Event

A letter between Gale Norton and Jeb Bush is released, stating that the Bush administration has decided to go ahead with plans to auction 6 million acres of potentially oil-and-gas-rich seabed in the Gulf of Mexico

2001 Highlights

About April 17, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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