What Happened on September 11, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner, born in Paris (d. 2001)

Ferdinand Marcos (1917-1989)

10th President of the Philippines (1965-86), dictator and kleptocrat, born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

  • Henderson Forsythe, American actor (As the World Turns, Crisis at Central High), born in Macon, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • Herbert Lom, Czech-born British actor (Pink Panther, Dorian Gray), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 2012)
  • Jessica "Decca" Mitford, English author (American Way of Death), activist and one of the Mitford sisters, born in Gloucestershire (d. 1996)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Guynemer, French WWI fighter pilot and national hero, shot down and killed at 22
1917 Highlights

About September 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo