On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Guido Masanetz, German composer (In Frisco ist der Teufel Los), born in Friedeck, Austria-Hungary (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Leyten, Bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79
1914 Highlights

About May 17, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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