On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet], American rock musician, complications from multiple sclerosis at 69
  • Dick Gibson, British racing driver, dies at 92
  • Walt Dropo, American baseball player (b. 1923)
2010 Highlights

About December 17, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius