What Happened on December 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen & dummy Charlie McCarthy, appear on TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Martinus Arion, [F Efraim M], Antilles, writer (Double Play)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pope Francis [Jorge Mario Bergoglio], Catholic Pope (2013-) 1st Jesuit pope, 1st from the Americas and 1st non-European pope since Syrian Gregory III in 741, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pope Francis
  • Roland Sheldon, pitcher (NY Yankees)