November 20, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • First successful tank use in battle (Britain breaks through German lines) at Battle of Cambrai WWI
  • Ukrainian Republic declared

Birthdays in History

  • Robert Byrd, US Senator (Democrat-WV, 1959-2010), majority leader and once the longest-serving Senator in history, born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2010)