What Happened on September 30, 1917

Famous Birthdays

Buddy Rich (1917-1987)

American jazz drummer and bandleader (Buddy Rich Band - "Away We Go"), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Chung Hee Park, Korean general and President of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated in office, born in Gumi, Japanese Korea (d. 1979)
  • Irving B. Kahn, American inventor of the teleprompter, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1994)
  • Yuri "Petrovich" Lyubimov, Soviet director (Taganka Theatre), born in Yaroslavl, Russia (d. 2014)
Born in 1917
1917 Highlights

About September 30, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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