On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "1st" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • NBA NY Knick Bill Cartwright, ties record of 19 of 19 free throws

Famous Birthdays

  • Coyote [Nathaniel] Peterson, American YouTube personality ( Brave Wilderness), born in Newbury, Ohio
  • Sarah Harding, English singer (Girls Aloud)

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Eberly, American singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band), dies at 65