On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Arthur Honegger's 3rd Symphony "Liturgique" premieres

Book releaseHistoric Publication

George Orwell publishes "Animal Farm" in the United Kingdom

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Vandenburg, Dutch singer/guitarist (Gruppo Sportivo)
  • Patrick Manning, Trinidad and Tobago politician, Prime Minister (1991-95, 2001-10), born in San Fernando (d. 2016)