On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1922

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBetty White

Betty White [Ludden], American actress and comedian with the longest TV career of a female entertainer (The Mary Tyler Moore Show- "Sue Ann Nivens"; Golden Girls - "Rose"), born in Oak Park Illinois

Actress and Comedian Betty White
Actress and Comedian
Betty White
  • Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico
  • Nicholas Katzenbach, lawyer (US Attorney General), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
1922 Highlights

About January 17, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn