What Happened on August 17, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Clinton, American trumpeter, arranger, bandleader, and composer, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 1985)
Born in 1909

Famous Deaths

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

About August 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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