What Happened on March 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Collins, US singer (Imperials-Tears on my pillow)
  • Edward Harper, composer
  • Paul Kantner, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2016)
  • Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese politician

Famous Deaths

  • Isaak E Babel, writer, dies at 46
  • Isaak Emmanuilovich Babel, Rus writer (Crvena Konjica), executed at 46
  • Joachim Schepke, German commandant (U-100), dies in battle
  • Marguerite Nichols, American actress (b. 1895)