What Happened on February 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st high school auto driving course offered (State College, Penn)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)
  • Barry Humphries, Australia TV host (Dame Edna Everage)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert I LCMM von Saksen-Coburg, king of Belgium (1909-34), dies at 58
  • Siegbert Tarrasch, German chess player (b. 1862)