On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Chilton, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Box Tops - "The Letter"), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
  • Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), dies at 85
  • Sid Fleischman, American author, and screenplay writer (The Whipping Boy; Blood Alley: The Abracadabra Kid), dies at 90
  • Wayne Collett, American 400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), dies of cancer at 60
2010 Highlights

About March 17, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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