What Happened on September 17, 2017

Historical Events

  • Evian Championship Women's Golf, Evian Resort GC: Anna Nordqvist of Sweden beats Brittany Altomare at 1st sudden-death playoff hole; event reduced to 54 holes after day 1 abandoned (bad weather)
  • Wanda Metropolitano stadium, new home of football team Atlético Madrid hosts its 1st match (against Malaga) in Madrid, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, American pro wrestling manager, colour commentator and wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), dies of throat cancer at 72
  • Laudir de Oliveira, Brazilian percussionist (Sérgio Mendes; Chicago, 1973-81), dies on stage in Rio de Janeiro, of a heart attack at 77

About September 17, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Look What You Made Me Do - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Too Good At Goodbyes - Sam Smith