What Happened On 17th February 1978 In History
February 17th (1978) was a Friday. It's the 45th day of the year (46th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 17th February, 1978
- » The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army known as Provisional IRA detonates an incendiary bomb at the La Mon restaurant bombing or La Mon restaurant, near Belfast, killing 12 and seriously injuring 30.
Famous Birthdays on February 17 in 1978
- » Jacob Wetterling, American kidnapping victim
February 17th Holidays in History
- » Christian Feast Day:
- » Servite Order named Seven Founders of the Servite Order
- » Alexis Falconieri
- » Constabilis
- » Fintan of Clonenagh
- » Janani Luwum (Anglican Communion)
- » Lommán of Trim
- » February 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)