On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1904

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFrederick Ashton

Frederick Ashton, British choreographer (Cinderella), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 1988)

Choreographer Frederick Ashton
Choreographer
Frederick Ashton
  • Jerry Colonna, American actor (Jerry Colonna Show, Alice in Wonderland, Road to Singapore), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
1904 Highlights

About September 17, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo