What Happened on October 17, 1921

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Belgium's public library law goes into force

Famous Birthdays

  • George Mackey Brown, poet
  • Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)
  • Tom Poston, American actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45