What Happened on October 17, 1907

Historical Events

Historic Event

Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • John Marley [Mortimer Marlieb], American actor (Cat Ballou; Love Story; The Godfather), born in NYC (d. 1984)
1907 Highlights

About October 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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