On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st LP record demonstrated (RCA Victor, NYC), venture failed
  • Operetta "Viktoria & Her Hussar" by Paul Abraham (adapted for English by Harry Graham) premieres in London at Palace Theatre h
  • Red Sox Earl Webb sets record with 65 en route to 67 doubles

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American actress, director, screenwriter and singer (Graduate, Miracle Worker), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)

Actress Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft