On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Staats Cotsworth, American actor (Hamlet, Peyton Place), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • Walter L "Red" Barber, Miss, sports announcer (Bkln Dodgers, NY Yanks)
1908 Highlights

About February 17, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius