On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2007

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Cronin, Animal welfare campaigner and founder of Monkey World in Dorset, England. (b. 1951)
  • John Backus, American computer scientist and inventor (FORTRAN computer language), dies at 82
  • Roger Bennett, American Southern Gospel performer (b. 1959)
2007 Highlights

About March 17, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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