What Happened on January 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Erb, American composer known for large orchestral works, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Dr Tom Dooley, American humanitarian (d. 1961)
  • Eartha Kitt, singer/actress (Catwoman-Batman), born in North, South Carolina (d. 2008)
  • Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA, dies of breast cancer at 66

Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Juliette Gordon Low