What Happened on April 17, 2014

Historical Events

Historic Event

Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a fourth term as President of Algeria

Music Concert

Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Hudson, and Bryn Terfel


Famous Deaths

Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez (1927-2014)

Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature), dies of pneumonia at 87

2014 Highlights

About April 17, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

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