Saturday 17 October 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Hobson and Sathima Benjamin.
The Charge of the Light Brigade, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while The Last Puritan by George Santayana was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1936 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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