On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverly Garland [Fessenden], American actress (My Three Sons, Scarecrow and Mrs. King), born in Santa Cruz, California (d. 2008)
  • Julie Adams [Betty May Adams], American actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Karl Gordon Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Cincinnati, Ohio