On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1907

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

1907 Highlights

About October 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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