What Happened on February 17, 1932

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Irving Berlin and Moss Hart's musical "Face the Music" opens at the New Amsterdam Theatre, NYC; runs for 165 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles "Buck" Trent, American banjoist and singer (Hee Haw), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Born in 1932

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? 91 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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