What Happened on February 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist (champ sprinter 1932-37)[NS]
  • Marjorie Lawrence, Australia, soprano (Venus-Tannhäuser)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Geronimo [one who yawns], Apache chief, dies at 79

Apache Leader Geronimo
Apache Leader
Geronimo