What Happened on August 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)
  • Ivan Parik, Czech composer, born in Bratislava
  • Patrick Manning, Trinidad and Tobago politician, Prime Minister (1991-95, 2001-10), born in San Fernando (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36