On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1917

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Honus Wagner, retires at 43, Pirates retire his #33

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Honus Wagner

Famous Birthdays

  • Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, born in Sancheong, Korea (d. 1995)
  • Peter Bennett, British actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in London, England (d. 1989)
1917 Highlights

About September 17, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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