On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1917

Historical Events

  • 1st night bombing of London by German aircraft
  • German troops overrun Riga, Latvia
  • Grover Cleveland Alexander pitches complete wins in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Stanky, American baseball second baseman, manager (MLB All Star 1947, 48, 50), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
1917 Highlights

About September 3, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo