On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1907

Historical Events

  • Bishop forbids Christian membership of Dutch Textile Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Marian Viktorovich Koval, Russian composer, born in Pristan Voznesenya, Olonets district, Russian Empire (d. 1971)
  • Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), born in Castres, Tarn (d. 2000)
  • Zygmunt Mycielski, Polish composer and music critic, born in Przeworsk, Habsburg Empire (now Poland) (d. 1987)
1907 Highlights

About August 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo