On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1931

Historical Events

Historic Event

First meeting of the Indian Statistical Institute organized by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in Calcutta

Scientist and Statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
Scientist and Statistician
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor (Charlotte's Web, Alice, The Partridge Family), born in Sarnia, Ontario (d. 2014)
  • Yvonne Keuls [Bamberg], Dutch writer (Jan Rap & Co)
1931 Highlights

About December 17, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Sagittarius