Day Guide for Monday February 17th 2020

This is our day guide for Monday February 17th 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

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General Information for February 17th 2020
There are 8 public holidays today.
Day 48 of 2020
318 days left in 2020
Week 08 of the year
Observances on February 17th 2020
USA: National Random Acts of Kindness Day
USA: National Cabbage Day
On this Day in History
1996 - 'NEAR' (Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous), the first space probe designed to study an asteroid, blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its three-year mission. The £111m project was intended to travel 1.2 billion miles to reach the Eros-433 asteroid in 1999. From ten miles away it would measure the asteroid's form, mass and density.
1972 - Billie Joe, singer, guitarist and founding member of Green Day is born.
1934 - Hello Possums! Comedian Barry Humphries, well known for playing Dame Edna Everage, is born in Kew, Australia.
1874 - William Gladstone resigns as Prime Minister after his ruling Liberal Party lose the election.