What Happened on March 17, 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Collins, American doo-wop singer (Imperials - "Tears On My Pillow"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Edward Harper, English composer, born in Taunton, England (d. 2009)
  • Paul Kantner, American rock singer and guitarist (Jefferson Airplane; Jefferson Starship), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2016)
  • Wang Jin-pyng, Taiwanese politician

Famous Deaths

  • Joachim Schepke, German commandant (U-100), dies in battle
  • Marguerite Nichols, American actress (b. 1895)
1941 Highlights

About March 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces