On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Mateiu Caragiale, Romanian author (b. 1885)
1936 Highlights

About January 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn