September 17, 1909 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Denis Peyrony and Louis Capitan discover the skull of an adult male Neanderthal (La Ferrassie 1) during excavations in a rock shelter near La Ferrassie, France

Birthdays in History

  • Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London
  • Kenneth Darling, Commander-in-chief Allied Forces, Northern Europe