On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Clinton, American trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Hoffman, English-American composer, dies at 78
1909 Highlights

About August 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo