On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 79 performances
  • "If the Shoe Fits" opens at Century Theater NYC for 20 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bonds, English soccer defender and manager (Charlton, West Ham United), born in Woolwich, London, England
  • Michael Jack, British Conservative Party politician and minister of state-home office, born in Folkestone, Kent, England

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Burke, American baseball player (b. 1880)