On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • Desmond Heap, British lawyer and authority on British planning law, born in Burnley, Lancashire (d. 1998)
  • Helen Vinson, American actress (Transatlantic Tunnel, In Name Only), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Warren E. Burger, 15th Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Ignaz Brull, Moravian-born composer, dies at 60
1907 Highlights

About September 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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