On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1938

Historical Events

  • Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan leaves NY flying for LA, winds up in Ireland supposedly by mistake

Famous Birthdays

  • Stan Bronstein, American rock saxophonist (Elephant's Memory), born in New York City (d. 2020)
1938 Highlights

About July 17, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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