November 17, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in History

  • Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • Rod Clements, English rocker (Lindisfarne), born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Steven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter
  • Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker

Deaths in History

  • Ricarda Huch, German writer and historian "First Lady of German humanism", dies at 83
  • Victor Serge, Russian anarchist, novelist, and historian (b. 1890)