February 17

From Theosophy Wiki
Revision as of 00:59, 28 September 2013 by Janet Kerschner (talk) (Events)
Jump to: navigation, search


February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. It is preceded by February 16, and succeeded by February 18. Following February 17, there are 317 days in the year (318 in leap years).

Events

  • 1881 – A General Council meeting was held where it was decided by unanimous vote that the President and the Corresponding Secretary would hold office for life. Damodar K. Mavalankar was appointed Joint Recording Secretary.
  • 1953 – Nilakanta Sri Ram (1889-1973), took office as the fifth international President of the Theosophical Society (Adyar).

Births

  • 1847 – date claimed by C. W. Leadbeater, as recorded on his passports, though the birth records show he was born on February 16, 1854.

Deaths

Holidays and observances

External links

Calendar