January 17, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-shek open fire at communist forces, resuming the Chinese Civil War after World War II.

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Deaths in History

  • Jose Leite de Vasconcelos, Portuguese scholar (Etnografia), dies at 82