What day of the week was January 17, 1929?

The day of the week January 17th, 1929 fell on was a Thursday.

Jacques Plante the Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986) was born on 17 January in 1929. As was Tan Boon Teik the Malaysian-Singaporean politician, Attorney- General of Singapore (d. 2012) .

Popeye the Sailor Man the a cartoon character created by Elzie Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip. Inayatullah Khan the king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days.