On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1917

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBuddy Rich

(Bernard) "Buddy" Rich, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band - "Away We Go"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich
Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Buddy Rich
  • Chung Hee Park, general/President of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated
  • Irving B. Kahn, American inventor of the teleprompter, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1994)
  • Yuri "Petrovich" Lyubimov, USSR, director (Taganka)
1917 Highlights

About September 30, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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