On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 2018

Historical Events

  • Former F.B.I. director James Comey publishes his political autobiography “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership”
  • Protests across India at the rape and murder of an 8-year old Muslim girl in Kathua, Bengalu

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBarbara Bush

Barbara Bush, First Lady of the US (1989-93) and wife of George H. W. Bush, dies following long illness at 92

US First Lady Barbara Bush
US First Lady
Barbara Bush

2018 Highlights

About April 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries