On This Day: September 17th
This is 260th day of the year and 105 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—17 Elul 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 19th day of the 8th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
William Carlos Williamspoet and physician
Warren Earl Burgerfifteenth Chief Justice of the United States
Hank Williamscountry singer
Christian Louis Langepacifist
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.