What Happened on April 17, 2022

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Alex Jones' companies including website Infowars, file for bankruptcy in the US after losing defamation suits filed by families of the Sandy Hook Massacre (which he called a hoax)

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Hartz, American journalist and newscaster (NBC-TV Today, 1974-77; PBS - Innovations), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at 82
  • Kevin Meates, New Zealand rugby union flanker (2 Tests; Canterbury), dies at 92
  • Radu Lupu, Romanian Grammy Award-winning concert pianist (Van Cliburn Competition - gold, 1966; George Enesco Competition - 1st prize, 1967), dies at 76
  • Re Styles [Shirley Macleod], Dutch-American actress (Space Is The Place), designer, and rock vocalist (The Tubes, 1976-79), dies at 72
2022 Highlights

About April 17, 2022

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

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