On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1935

Historical Events

  • "Variety" publishes famous headline "Sticks Nix Hick Pix"

Famous Birthdays

  • Diahann Carroll, American actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2019)
  • Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • P D Q Bach [Peter Schickele], American composer (5th of Beethoven), born in Ames, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist, dies at 68
1935 Highlights

About July 17, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer