On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 2004

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

"If I Ain't Got You" single released by Alicia Keys (Grammy Award Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 2005, Billboard Song of the Year 2004)

Singer-Songwriter Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys

Famous Deaths

  • José López Portillo, President of Mexico (1976-82), dies at 83
  • Shirley Strickland, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 80m hurdles 1952, 56; 4 x 100m relay 1956), dies at 78
2004 Highlights

About February 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius