What Happened on October 17, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens
  • Yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Rita Hayworth, NY, [Marguerita C Casino], actress (Gilda, Pal Joey)

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies