Significant events that happened (or will happen) on February 17.
- 1801 - the House of Representatives, breaking a tie in the Electoral College, elected Thomas Jefferson president of the United States
- 2015 – Rosanna Bencoach introduced to City Council as the new City Registrar 
- 2021 – Albemarle Board of Supervisors approves rezoning for Premiere Apartments 
- Web. February 17, 2015, City Council Minutes, City of Charlottesville, retrieved April 24, 2021.
- Web. Red Carpet Inn site to be redeveloped for housing for homeless, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, February 18, 2021, retrieved February 23, 2021.