On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Heatter, American radio commentator famous for his WWII sign-on "There's good news tonight", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • Lubov Tchernicheva, Russian-British ballerina, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1976)
1890 Highlights

About September 17, 1890

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo