On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Lawrence, African-American artist (Sanitarium), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2000)
  • John Cornforth, Australian-British chemist (Nobel Prize 1975), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2013)
1917 Highlights

About September 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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