On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Markos, Romanian composer (Torso I), born in Székelykeresztúr, Hungary (now Cristuru Secuiesc, Romania) (d. 1981)
  • Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman)
  • John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur

Famous Weddings

Babe Ruth

American baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds waitress Helen Woodford (17) at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Ellicott City, Maryland

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
1914 Highlights

About October 17, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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