On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1917

Historical Events

  • Pan-Germanic and nationalist Fatherland Party (Deutsche Vaterlands Partei) formed by former Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz

Famous Birthdays

  • Cleveland Amory, Nahant Mass, conservationist/TV reviewer (TV Guide)
  • Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian classical, jazz and Latin guitarist and composer (developed bossa nova), born in Prainha, São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1995)
1917 Highlights

About September 2, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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