December 17, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • M-Ocean View streetcar resumes service & is extended to Market St
  • US Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast, detainees released.
  • US destroyers sink in storm off Philippines, 790 killed

Birthdays in History

  • Jack L[aurence] Chalker, US, sci-fi author (Saga of Well World)

Deaths in History

  • Pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26
  • Vassily V Kandinsky, Russian/German/French painter, dies