What Happened on September 17, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian Social Reformer (d. 1973)
  • Rube Foster, American baseball player, manager and executive (d. 1930)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (b. 1814)