On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1937

Historical Events

  • Britain's Lord Halifax visits Germany, beginning of appeasement

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Worrall, Australian cricket batsman (11 Tests, 5 x 50s; Victoria CA) and VFL premiership coach (Carlton 1906, 07, 08; Essendon 1911, 12), dies at 76
1937 Highlights

About November 17, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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