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
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? 117 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo