September 17, 2014
Today is 260th day of the year
106 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1931 - Anne Bancroft
    American Actress, Bancroft won Best Actress as Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker
  • 1945 - Phil Jackson
    American Basketball Coach, Jackson is best known for coaching for the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1948 - Hank Williams
    American Musician, Williams released 11 #1 hits including "Hey Good Lookin'" and "Your Cheatin' Heart"
  • 1948 - John Ritter
    American actor, Best known for his role as Jack Tripper on Three's Company.
  • 1951 - Cassandra Peterson (Elvira)
    American Actress, Elvira is a character that is the "Mistress of the Dark"
  • 1975 - Jimmie Johnson
    American Athlete, Johnson is a NASCAR driver.
  • 1985 - Alexander Ovechkin
    Russian-born Athlete, Ovechkin is a hockey star who has been named Player of the Year.
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events today

  • 1787 - The Constitution of the United States of America was signed
  • 1900 - A federation of six colonies became the Commonwealth of Australia
  • 1910 - The first ever flight over the Alps took place
  • 1931 - The first long playing record was demonstrated in New York
  • 1944 - Blackout regulations were lifted in Britain
  • 1944 - "Allied paratroops landed at Arnhem, Holland"
  • 1978 - A meeting between Egyptian & Israeli leaders created a framework for Middle East peace
  • 1986 - "Pat Phoenix, the Coronation Street actress, died"
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holidays today

  • Citizenship Day - United States
  • Hero's Day - Angola
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