What Happened on January 17, 2010

Historical Events

  • A dragon boat from Chung Ling High School capsizes and collides with a tugboat amid strong currents in Penang, Malaysia, killing 6 people and injuring 12

Famous Deaths

  • Daisuke Gouri, Japanese seiyu (b. 1952)
  • Erich Segal, American author (Love Story, Oliver's Story), dies at 72
  • Gaines Adams, American football player (b. 1983)
  • Jyoti Basu, Indian Communist politician, dies at 95
2010 Highlights

About January 17, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: TiK ToK - Ke$ha
  • UK #1 Song: Replay - Iyaz