What Happened on April 17, 2012

Historical Events

St. Cuthbert Gospel

The 8th century St. Cuthbert Gospel, Europe's oldest intact book, is purchased by the British Library for 9 million pounds

Famous Deaths

  • Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer, dies from a heart attack at 64
2012 Highlights

About April 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen