You would probably know September 17 only because it is the Indian PM’s birthday. What else happened on September 17 ?
Derived from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_17
People born on September 17:
1859: Billy the Kid, American gunman
1879: EV Ramaswamy, social reformer in Tamil Nadu
1906: JR Jayawardene, President of Sri Lanka
1907: Warren Burger, Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
1915: MF Husain, Indian painter
1929: Stirling Moss, English racing driver
1930: Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian musician
1934: Maureen Connolly, American tennis player
1950: Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister
1986: R Ashwin, Indian cricketer
People who died on September 17:
1858: Dred Scott, American slave
1994: Vitas Gerulaitis, American tennis player
1994: Karl Popper, Austrian philosopher
1996: Spiro Agnew, American vice-president
Important events on September 17:
1908: First fatal air crash. Orville Wright survived.
1939: The USSR invades Poland (which was already invaded by Germany).
1948: The Nizam of Hyderabad joins the Indian Union.
1978: Camp David accords signed by Egypt and Israel.
1983: Vanessa Williams becomes the first black Miss America.