On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 2007

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Perez Hilton mistakenly announces the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro

Blogger & TV Personality Perez Hilton
Blogger & TV Personality
Perez Hilton
Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Deedes, British journalist and politician (b. 1913)
  • Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (b. 1982)
2007 Highlights

About August 17, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo