February 17 is the 48th day of the year. There are 317 days remaining (318 in leap years) until the end of the year.
Behind the scenes
- 1938 — Martha Henry, who portrayed Kit Garrison in the 2000 film Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story, was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
- 1943 — Hamish Robertson, who played Doctor in the 2008 film Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
- 1980 — Zachary Bennett, who portrayed Felix King in Road to Avonlea (1990–1996) and Happy Christmas, Miss King (1998) and was the voice actor of Lorne in Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (2000–2001), was born in London, Ontario, Canada.
- 1986 — Anne of Green Gables (1985) was aired in the United States.
- 1991 — "A Mother's Love", the 12th episode of Season 2 of Road to Avonlea, was broadcast on CBC.
- 2002 — "Oh, Brother!", the 21st episode of Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, was broadcast on PBS.