November 17th (2000) was a Friday. It's the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 17th November, 2000
» A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills seven, and causes millions of Slovenian tolar named SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.
» Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru.
November 17th Famous Deaths for 2000
» Louis Néel, French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics known as Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
November 17th Holidays in History
» Christian Feast Day:
» Aignan of Orleans
» Elisabeth of Hungary
» Gennadius of Constantinople (Greek Orthodox Church)
» Gregory of Tours (Roman Catholic Church)
» Gregory Thaumaturgus
» Hilda of Whitby
» Hugh of Lincoln
» November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
» Earliest day on which National Survivors of Suicide Day can fall, while November 23 is the latest; celebrated on Saturday before Thanksgiving. (United States)