On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Fay Compton [Virginia Lillian Emeline Compton], British actress (The Haunting), born in West Kensington, London (d. 1978)
  • James Anderson, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1922, 24, 25), born in Sydney NSW (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Deng Shichang, Chinese admiral (b. 1849)