On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Virgil Thomson's 2nd Symphony, premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Clark, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)

Famous Deaths

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