Friday 17 September 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Wilkinson and Kenneth Darling.
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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
- Elizabeth Wilkinson: Professor German University College London.
- Kenneth Darling: Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces, Northern Europe.
- Ivan Devries: French radio producer, 1935-1975.
- Elizabeth Enright: American author and illustrator (d. 1968).
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