Historical Events In February - 17
Thursday, 28 September 2023
2006 As many as 1,800 people die when a mudslide occurs on Leyte Island in the Philippines on February - 17.
2012 The President of Germany, Christian Wulff, resigns over a corruption scandal on February - 17.
2013 37 people are killed and 130 are injured in a series of Baghdad car bombings on February - 17.
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon premieres on NBC on February - 17.
2017 On February - 17 discovery of a new mostly underwater continent Zealandia in the South Pacific announced in research journal "GSA Today"
2018 3 suicide bombers kill 18 in Konduga, north-east Nigeria on February - 17.
2019 61st Daytona 500: Joe Gibbs Racing goes 1-2-3; Denny Hamlin holds off reigning Cup Series champion Joey Logano and teammate Kyle Busch to win his 2nd Great American Race on February - 17.
2020 On February - 17 amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change
2020 Laureus World Sports Awards, Berlin, Germany: Sportsman: Lewis Hamilton & Lionel Messi ; Sportswoman: Simone Biles ; Team: South Africa National Rugby Union team on this day in history.