On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Buetel, American actress (Outlaw, Half Breed), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Verhaegen, Belgian architect and worker's union leader, dies at 70
  • Marian Smoluchowski, Polish physicist (pioneer of statistical physics), dies at 45
1917 Highlights

About September 5, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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