On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Wass, British civil servant (Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury, 1974-83), dies at 93
  • Georges PrĂȘtre, French conductor known for interpretation, dies at 92
  • Milt Schmidt, Canadian NHL Hall of Fame center and coach (Boston Bruins), dies at 98