On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, composer, dies at 73