On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1931

Historical Events

  • 1st telecast of a sporting event in Japan (baseball)
  • Hockey's Hershey Bears (now with AHL) 1st game

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Ryan, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Cardinals), born in Frederick, Oklahoma (d. 2016)
1931 Highlights

About February 17, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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