On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday

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)
  • Peter Winter, naval commander (d. 1996)