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
1917 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Stanky, American baseball 2nd baseman (MLB All Star 1947, 48, 50; Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves, NY Giants) and manager (St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
Born in 1917

About September 3, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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