What Happened on December 17, 1935

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota) airplane.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cal Ripken Sr, American MLB manager (Baltimore Orioles), born in Aberdeen, Maryland (d. 1999)
  • George Lindsey, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show), (d. 2012)