On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1917

Historical Events

  • Munition factory explosion at Eddystone, Pennsylvania, kills 133 workers

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert B. Woodward, American organic chemist (Nobel 1965), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1979)
1917 Highlights

About April 10, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries