On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist (champ sprinter 1932-37)[NS]

Famous Deaths


Geronimo [one who yawns], Apache chief, dies at 79

1909 Highlights

About February 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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