On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1917

Historical Events

  • US Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WWI

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist and rebel (barricade uprising), born in Guyotville, Algeria (d. 1995)
1917 Highlights

About April 4, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries