On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • Charles B Timmer, Dutch translator/writer (Russia Black on White)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Steel Olcott, American military officer and co-founder of the Theosophical Society, dies at 74
1907 Highlights

About February 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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