On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds), born in London (d. 2003)
  • Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes 1920), foaled at Nursery Stud, Kentucky (d. 1947)
  • Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (winner of 20 out of 21 races & $249,465) (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Fran Gerbič, Slovenian composer, dies at 76