What Happened on November 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy become overnight success on radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (d. 2005)
  • Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Austrian contralto (b. 1861)