On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1911

Historical Events

  • Overthrown shah of Persia Mohammed Ali lands on Astrabad with army

Famous Birthdays

  • Ted Anderson, English footballer (d. 1979)
  • Yang Jiang, Chinese writer (Six Chapters From My Life ‘Downunder,’), born in Beijing (d. 2016)
1911 Highlights

About July 17, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer