On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Aimé Césaire, French Martinican poet and politician, dies at 94
  • Daniel "Danny" Federici, American rocker and musician (E Street Band), dies of melanoma at 58
2008 Highlights

About April 17, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries