On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1906

Historical Events

Sports History

Playing as "Sullivan" Columbia University jr Eddie Collins debuts with A's

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar Wayburn, American environmentalist awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom 1999, born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2010)
  • J. R. [Junius Richard] Jayawardene, 2nd President of Sri Lanka (1978-89) and 7th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1977-78), born in Colombo, British Ceylon (d. 1996)
1906 Highlights

About September 17, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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