On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1914

Historical Events

  • French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55)

Famous Deaths

  • James Grierson, British general, dies of an aneurism at 55
1914 Highlights

About August 17, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo