What Happened on January 17, 1927

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Erb, American composer known for large orchestral works, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Dr Tom Dooley, American humanitarian (d. 1961)
  • Eartha Kitt, American singer (Santa Baby), dancer, activist, and actress (Batman - "Catwoman"), born in North, South Carolina (d. 2008)
  • Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer

Famous Deaths

Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low (1860-1927)

American activist and founder of the Girl Scouts of America, dies of breast cancer at 66

1927 Highlights

About January 17, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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