On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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