On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Dickson, South African-British artist and photographer, born in Piet Retief, South Africa
  • Mischa de Vreede, Dutch poetess (Our Eternal Hunger), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies
  • Richard Gaskell, British solicitor (President of the Law Society) (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Ettie Annie Rout, New Zealand activist (b. 1877)
1936 Highlights

About September 17, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo