What Happened on September 20, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British assault on Polygon Forest, France
  • Paraguay becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Rey, [Arambillet], La Coruna Spain, actor (Matter of Time)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

[Arnold] Red Auerbach, NBA coach/GM (Boston Celtic), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Head Coach Red Auerbach
NBA Head Coach
Red Auerbach

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Morris, Jamaican deserter in France, executed at 17