On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 2017

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Wass, British civil servant (Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury, 1974-83), dies at 93
  • Georges Prêtre, French classical and opera conductor known for interpretation of Poulenc, dies at 92
  • Milt Schmidt, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Stanley Cup 1939, 41; Boston Bruins) and coach/GM (Stanley Cup 1970, 72; Boston Bruins), dies from a stroke at 98
  • Vlastimir Trajković, Serbian avant-garde composer, and educator, dies at 79
2017 Highlights

About January 4, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn