On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1932

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Irving Berlin's musical "Face the Music" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles "Buck" Trent, American banjoist and singer (Hee Haw), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Gailliard, Belgian painter and graphic artist (Egina), dies at 70
1932 Highlights

About February 17, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius