Sunday 17 October 1909US date format: 10/17/1909, UK date format: 17/10/1909
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Assailly and Cozy Cole.
The Widow, directed by Paul Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Alain Assailly: French physician, a specialist in neuroendoctrine disorders.
- Cozy Cole: American drummer (d. 1981).
- Crozy [William] Cole: US jazz drummer.
- Nicola Spinelli: Composer, dies at 44.