On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Neville Chamberlain leaves Munich

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Broers, British electrical engineer and master (Churchill College Cambridge), born in Calcutta, India
  • Paul Benedict, American actor (Harry-Jeffersons), born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno JasieĊ„ski, Polish poet (b. 1901)