On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • Bob Gaudio, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Khang Khek Leu, Cambodian politician

Person of interestMartin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese, American film director (Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, The Departed), born in Queens, New York

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Reitman, American anarchist, physician (b. 1879)