On This Day

August 17, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • French-German trade agreement signed

Birthdays in History

  • Evan Connell, American author (The Patriot), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2013)
  • Helen Wallis, English cartographer and librarian (British Museum), born in Barnet, England (d. 1995)
  • John A Emmens, Dutch art historian and poet (Kunst & Vliegwerk) (d. 1971)

Deaths in History

  • Pavel S "Paul" Urysohn, Russian mathematician, drowns at 26
1924 in History