On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Hockaday, Director-General (Commonwealth War Graves Commission), born in Plymouth
  • Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (d. 2004)
  • Ronald Senator, British composer (Holocaust Requiem), and educator (Musicolor), born In London (d. 2015)
1926 Highlights

About April 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries