On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Cozy Cole [William Randolph Cole], American jazz drummer (Topsy I, Topsy II), born in East Orange, New Jersey (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicola Spinelli, composer, dies at 44
1909 Highlights

About October 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra