On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 2006

Historical Events

  • A massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills), dies at 58
  • Ray Barretto, Puerto Rican American congo drummer (El Watusi), dies at 76
2006 Highlights

About February 17, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius