On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • James Purdy, American writer (The House of the Solitary Maggot), born near Fremont, Ohio, (d. 2009)
  • Lucille Benson, American actress (Halloween II; 194;1 Bosom Buddies), born in Scottsboro, Alabama (d. 1984)
1914 Highlights

About July 17, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer