On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 2002

Historical Events

  • Four Canadian Forces soldiers are killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire from two United States Air Force F-16s, the first deaths in a combat zone for Canada since the Korean War
2002 Highlights

About April 17, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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