What Happened on July 17, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Elmer Fudd [originally Egghead], Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Tex Avery and Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debut as Egghead in "Egghead Rides Again"
  • Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Constant-Gabriel Pierne, French composer, dies at 73
1937 Highlights

About July 17, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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