On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 2008

Historical Events

  • 50th Daytona 500: Ryan Newman wins shootout going into the final turn from Tony Stewart, and the Busch brothers, Kurt and Kyle

NBA All-Star Game

57th NBA All-Star Game, New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA: East beats West, 134-128; MVP: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, F

  • Kosovo declares independence from Serbia

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Harris, English footballer and manager, dies at 72
2008 Highlights

About February 17, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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