On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1917

Historical Events

  • US Congress passes the Liberty Loan Act, authorizing the Treasury to issue a public subscription for 2 billion in bonds for the war
  • Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway

Famous Deaths

  • Oskar Blumenthal, German playwright and critic, dies at 65
1917 Highlights

About April 24, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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