What Happened on November 17, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lenin defends "temporary" removal of freedom of the press

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Lescoulie, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Sculptor
Auguste Rodin