On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2017

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens

Actress Emma Watson
Emma Watson

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet (Omeros), Nobel Prize for Literature 1992, dies at 87
2017 Highlights

About March 17, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces