On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1941

Historical Events

  • Virgil Thomson's 2nd Symphony, premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)
  • [Harold Eugene] Gene Clark, American singer-songwriter (The Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Udet, German WWI pilot and notable flying ace who helped develop the Luftwaffe under the Nazi Party, commits suicide at 45
1941 Highlights

About November 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio