|September 17, 1857 in History|
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocket and space research
More Notable Birthdays on September 17:
1948 - John Ritter, born in Burbank, California, actor, Jack-3's Company, Hearts Afire
1935 - Ken Kesey, author, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
1931 - Anne Bancroft, Graduate, Miracle Worker, Mrs Mel Brooks.
1923 - Hank Williams, country singer, Cold, Cold Heart, Hey Good Lookin'
1907 - Warren E. Burger, born in Minnesota, Supreme Court chief justice, 1969-86