Monday 17 September 1906US date format: 9/17/1906, UK date format: 17/9/1906
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Junius Richard Jayawardene and J Jayewardene.
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- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day