On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1941

Historical Events

Historic Event

Chiang Kai-shek disbands the Communist New Fourth Army after the New Fourth Army incident at Maolin, Anhui Province between the nationalist and communist armies leaves many dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist, born in Martinborough, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Leite de Vasconcelos, Portuguese scholar (Etnografia), dies at 82
1941 Highlights

About January 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn