On This Day

February 17, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Larry Wayne Harris & Bill Levitt arrested for possession of anthrax
  • NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft overtakes Pioneer 10 to become the farthest object from earth in space
  • US Naval Academy cadet Diane Zamora, 20, convicted of capital murder

Deaths in History

  • Ernst Jünger, German author and entomologist (Storm of Steel), dies at 102