On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Leo Abse, Welsh politician and biographer, born in Cardiff (d. 2008)
  • Sidney Nolan, Australian painter and illustrator (Ned Kelly), born in Carlton, Victoria, Australia (d. 1992)
  • Yvette Chauvir√©, French ballerina, born in Paris (d. 2016)
1917 Highlights

About April 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus