On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Poher, French politician and President of the European Parliament (1966-69), born in Ablon-sur-Seine, France (d. 1996)
  • Humphrey Sims Moore, British pacifist and journalist (founder of Peace News), born in Samoa (d. 1995)
1909 Highlights

About April 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries