On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1910

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin, American civil rights leader (March on Washington organizer, Social Democrats USA), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)

Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
Bayard Rustin

Famous Deaths

  • Joaquin Valverde DurĂ¡n, Spanish composer, dies at 64
1910 Highlights

About March 17, 1910

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces