On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Calvinists oust Rev J G Geelkerken over Genesis 3
  • Richard Rodgers & L Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC
  • Spain & Brazil prevent Germany joining League of Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Siegfried Lenz, German writer (Ein Kriegsende)

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive, dies at 72